Your Tax Dollars at Work…for Obama

September 7, 2010 06:16

“It’s blatant propaganda on the part of the Obama administration to take credit for the spending of public dollars,” Rep. Aaron Schock, an Illinois Republican, told “It’s propaganda that will be worthless in a matter of years.”

By at American Spectator


‘Issa, the ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has set up an e-mail address,, asking folks to send pictures of the signs with information. The California Republican also asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to explore whether the signs promoting the recovery act, and other actions he considers propaganda, are legal.’

‘By far, the Department of Transportation has the strictest guidelines, regarding size and visibility of the signs and making no bones that the point of the signs was to “publicize” the recovery act.’

‘The Federal Railroad Administration guidance states, “Grantees may elect to have a secondary project sign which identifies other project partners.” But it says, “Such secondary signs should be smaller and less prominent than ARRA Project Sign.”‘

‘For the federal government to tell a grant recipient it “strongly encourages” something is sort of like the mafia telling someone it would be in their best interest to do something.’


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