Climate change? What Climate change, Congress produced enough climate-stunting carbon dioxide to fill 10,000 Olympic swimming pools….at the Tax payers expensive

This sure does smell like something Nancy Pelosi would be behind, considering she has her head so far up her own A$$ that she could not smell anyting anyway.

So, remember the “Climate Change Summitt” in Copenhagen? The official amount of money spent is not in just yet, but you can bet your Tax money, its not cheap……by far.

CBS investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports that cameras spotted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the summit. She called the shots on who got to go. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and embattled Chairman of the Tax Committee Charles Rangel were also there. They were joined by 17 colleagues: Democrats: Waxman, Miller, Markey, Gordon, Levin, Blumenauer, DeGette, Inslee, Ryan, Butterfield, Cleaver, Giffords, and Republicans: Barton, Upton, Moore Capito, Sullivan, Blackburn and Sensenbrenner.

That’s not the half of it. But finding out more was a bit like trying to get the keys to Ft. Knox. Many referred us to Speaker Pelosi who wouldn’t agree to an interview. Her office said it “will comply with disclosure requirements” but wouldn’t give us cost estimates or even tell us where they all stayed.

Senator Inhofe (R-OK) is one of the few who provided us any detail. He attended the summit on his own for just a few hours, to give an “opposing view.”

“They’re going because it’s the biggest party of the year,” Sen. Inhofe said. “The worst thing that happened there is they ran out of caviar.”

Our investigation found that the congressional delegation was so large, it needed three military jets: two 737’s and a Gulfstream Five — up to 64 passengers — traveling in luxurious comfort.

Add senators and staff, most of whom flew commercial, and we counted at least 101 Congress-related attendees. All for a summit that failed to deliver a global climate deal.

As a perk, some took spouses, since they could snag an open seat on a military jet or share a room at no extra cost to taxpayers. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) was there with her husband. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) was also there with her husband. Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) took his wife, as did Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI). Congressman Barton — a climate change skeptic — even brought along his daughter.

Until required filings are made in the coming weeks, we can only figure bits and pieces of the cost to you.

Three military jets at $9,900 per hour – $168,000 just in flight time.

Dozens flew commercial at up to $2,000 each.
(CBS)

321 hotel nights booked – the bulk at Copenhagen’s five-star Marriott.

Meals add tens of thousands more.

Why Thank-You congress, a happy New Year to you as well, I see nothing has changed on your end.

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Published in: on January 12, 2010 at 12:45 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Obama silent on Chicago crime, too busy hanging with Oprah in Copenhagen

So, here he is off to get the olympics and bid for the city of Chicago with the wife and the bff Oprah why a child has been beaten to death and another seriously injured just in the last couple of days in the streets of Chicago.

So what does Obama say about the crime in Chicago?

…I can’t hear you???

….Sorry, speak up. Is that nothing you say?

You off selling a city that seems to have crime issues, education issues let alone a country that is in a serious Health care debate, Financial problems and have serious questions about what is going on in Afghanistan and you are off jerking selling Chicago to the IOC.

That is showing some great leadership. But nice to see you give a shit care about something else other then yourself. I guess you only care about what your wife and Oprah care about. Maybe they should run the country and we can plant trees and eat organic food and ride our bikes to work.

Especially when you couldn’t shut your pot hole about Gates, but I guess a boy that comes from a lower middle class family in Chicago is worthless to you now that you have there vote.

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Published in: on October 2, 2009 at 7:46 am  Leave a Comment  
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