Rep. David Obey, a leading liberal Democrat and chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, said Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his term this year, dealing Democrats defending their majority another blow in an election season of voter discontent.
He first became chairman of the Appropriations Committee in 1994, and was a top architect of President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus bill.
He is a longtime ally and confidant of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. SOURCE
Obey now see that his backing of the Obama stimulus bill and the big spending government has brought his political career as a Dem. Rep. to an end and that he could not win re-election! Barack has sure done a good job of killing off the democrat party!
Recovery.gov is under fire for posting a number of jobs created in congressional districts that don’t exist and for accepting unrealistic data from several reporting outlets. For instance, the Web site reported that 30 jobs were saved or created with $761,420 of federal stimulus spending in Arizona’s 15th Congressional District. One problem with the claim the state has only eight districts The site also lists 12 other non-existent districts in Arizona where jobs were reportedly saved or created. It also lists imaginary districts in at least three other states, including Oklahoma, Iowa, and Connecticut. One recipient of stimulus funds, Talladega County of Alabama, claimed that it had saved or created 5,000 jobs from only $42,000 in government money which would amount to $8.40 in annual income per job if each position received an equal amount of funding.
In a statement, Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, chairman of the House committee, called the inaccuracies “outrageous” and said the administration owes the American public “a commitment to work night and day to correct the ludicrous mistakes.” Read more about this outrageous lying at the SOURCE
How can the American people trust the Obama administration when they have lied so many times. Obama and his administration is the most deceitful of any administration in the past…even out ranking President Nixon in being Sneaky! We citizens should be a shame of our selves for electing such a deceitful man to be the leader of this great Nation! It is outrageous how he lied to get the $787 billion stimulus bill passed and now lying about the effects. The Obama administration can’t tell the American people where all that money went and now wanting another trillion to spend on government ran healthcare! Do you get the picture America?