Perhaps Obama Could Propose Reductions In Congressional AGW Travel

So, apparently, Obama is also going to throw out that he will freeze some small portion of federal spending during Wednesday’s SOTU, as directed by Secretary Teleprompter

President Obama will call for a three-year freeze in spending on many domestic programs, and for increases no greater than inflation after that, an initiative intended to signal his seriousness about cutting the budget deficit, administration officials said Monday.

A John Boehner spokesman calls this “this is like announcing you’re going on a diet after winning a pie-eating contest.” I know a way they could save some money: stop this kind of frivolous and silly travel

Thanks to a recently filed Congressional expense reports there’s new light shed on the Copenhagen Climate Summit in Denmark and how much it cost taxpayers.

CBS News Investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports official filings and our own investigation show at least 106 people from the House and Senate attended – spouses, a doctor, a protocol expert and even a photographer.

Pelosi’s office did offer an explanation for the high room charges. Those who stayed just two nights were charged a six-night minimum at the five-star Marriott. One staffer said, they strongly objected to no avail. You may ask how they’ll negotiate a climate treaty, if they can’t get a better deal on hotel rooms.

Total hotel, meeting rooms and “a couple” of $1,000-a-night hospitality suites topped $400,000.

Flights weren’t cheap, either. Fifty-nine House and Senate staff flew commercial during the Copenhagen rush. They paid government rates — $5-10,000 each — totaling $408,064. Add three military jets — $168,351 just for flight time — and the bill tops $1.1 million dollars — not including all the Obama administration officials who attended: well over 60.

For $1.1 million dollars, we could buy 366,666 people small fries, a double cheeseburger, and a $1 tea at McDonalds. 4,400 could receive new suits for their job searches. 440,000 rose colored glasses for Obama zombies, and, using Stimulus reckoning, 2.14 jobs. I wonder how much they also spent on purchasing carbon offsets?

Meanwhile, it appears as if there are even more problems with the UN IPCC. Apparently, they made false and fake claims about what is going to happen to the Amazon rain forest based on fake, false, and non-peer reviewed data. The UK Telegraph has more on the issue.

And, oh, hey, look, Obama would rather keep third world nations in poverty than give them coal fired plants, because of AGW. What’s a sure fire way to increase someone’s standard of living? Cheap, reliable energy.

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