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    Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    How many non-existant jobs were saved?...LOL!!!!

    Earlier this morning, Sammy Benoit asked me how it felt to live in a much larger Minnesota, with new Congressional districts popping up all over. Any thrill of getting extra representation in Congress got muted by the fact that the Obama administration apparently added more phantom Congressional districts (440) than actually exist now (435), and that they somehow showed $6.4 billion in Porkulus money going to these nonexistent districts. Watchdog.org has tracked down the massive failure to check data at Recovery.gov, the reporting arm of Porkulus for the White House:

    Hot Air Blog Archive $6.4 billion in Porkulus money spent in phantom districts?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    More lies to defend a bad program thst is Obamas and Obamas alone.


    Jobs Saved or Created in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist - ABC News


    ere's a stimulus success story: In Arizona's 15th congressional district, 30 jobs have been saved or created with just $761,420 in federal stimulus spending. At least that's what the Web site set up by the Obama administration to track the $787 billion stimulus says.
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    Discrepancies on government web site call into question stimulus spending.

    There's one problem, though: There is no 15th congressional district in Arizona; the state has only eight districts.

    And ABC News has found many more entries for projects like this in places that are incorrectly identified.

    Late Monday, officials with the Recovery Board created to track the stimulus spending, said the mistakes in crediting nonexistent congressional districts were caused by human error.

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    Re: $6.4 billion in Porkulus money spent in phantom districts?

    Does any of this really surprise anyone here?

    Politicians lie. Period.

    But the crop we have no has reached a new low.

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    Re: Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    Now no one will believe any numbers on the stimulus or jobs saved.

    Just shows what liars the Obama administration is.

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    Re: Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    We have to realize that Chicago Politics have been brought to the White House.

    Con men depend on the fact that nobody will check the information they put out there.

    I just don't understand in this 24 hour news cycle how they can think that nobody will check how many congressional districts are in a particular state.

    The question is, is where did the money really go?

    The lieing is not the big story here, we expect them to lie, the story is where did the money go.

    Made up people in a made up district can't spend it.

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    Re: Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    We have to realize that Chicago Politics have been brought to the White House.

    Con men depend on the fact that nobody will check the information they put out there.

    I just don't understand in this 24 hour news cycle how they can think that nobody will check how many congressional districts are in a particular state.

    The question is, is where did the money really go?

    The lieing is not the big story here, we expect them to lie, the story is where did the money go.

    Made up people in a made up district can't spend it.

    Great question Mason, and it should be the only question. I think that would be a scandal that will end up being part of what brings demo's down for a long, long time.


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    Obama creates jobs in district that doesn't exist

    Good news: Obama creates 30 new jobs in one congressional district. Bad news: No such district | Top of the Ticket | Los Angeles Times

    "Chicago politics, where voting is such a revered civic duty that people do it even after they're dead, cold, stiff, stuffed, boxed and buried beneath the permafrost for years, has now come to D.C. with the Obama administration.

    This afternoon comes the most encouraging economic news, courtesy of our keen-eyed buddy Rick Klein over at ABC, that the Obama administration's $787-billion economic stimulus has, for example, thankfully created 30 new jobs in a little-known rural corner of Arizona at a cost to American taxpayers of only $761,420.

    That works out to only $25,380.67 spent to create each individual job.

    Seems like a lot per slot, but those 30 folks must be happy to be employed again and paying taxes.

    This will be a real feather in the cap of Vice President Joe Biden, who's been left behind and assigned by the ever-campaigning president to monitor the stimulus plan, its spending and effectiveness moving into the crucial midterm elections of 2010. Might the Democrats snatch that House seat?

    So the people of that 15th Congressional District in staunchly Republican Arizona should be pretty happy about this.

    Trouble is, there is no 15th Congressional District in Arizona. None. Nada. Zip. Zero. Doesn't exist. Not in Arizona. Not even on paper at the Democratic National Committee. There are only eight. Period.

    But the administration's much-vaunted recovery.gov website reported these jobs as being created there.

    Could well be a computer glitch. Lord knows humans would never make such a dumb, misleading mistake, even in politics.

    But then the trouble is that just months after grandly unveiling the recovery.gov website to showcase its economic prowess and tech-savvy, the Obama administration just spent 18 million additional taxpayer dollars to redesign the still new website.

    And that site proudly also reported nonexistent new stimulus spending not just in Arizona but other states across the country.

    So that looks to have worked pretty well, at least if you're counting computer designer jobs created.

    Anyway, how do you think the 15th will vote next year?

    -- Andrew Malcolm"

    And there more uncounted districts, aswell.

    What a dumb guy we have in the WH! Is this what we want for our president?

    Next thing you know is that he'll start giving money to dead people, OH, WHAT... he already does!

    Talk about waste and fraud.
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    Re: Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    You mean this administration has been caught fudging numbers and nobody on the "left" really has a problem with that and are in fact lining to defend the administration here? What a shocking development!

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    Re: Exclusive: Jobs 'Saved or Created' in Congressional Districts That Don't Exist

    this actually makes sense considering Obama believes there are 57+ states.
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    Re: $6.4 billion in Porkulus money spent in phantom districts?

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    Does any of this really surprise anyone here?
    Nope... Saw this coming a mile away.

    Obama and his people think they can say anything they want and get away with it... unfortunately, thanks to the support he has in the main stream media, that's pretty much true

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