One cost estimate that I thought was interesting, however, was for H.R. 131 (pdf) -- which would would "establish a commission to plan, develop, and coordinate the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of former President Ronald Reagan on February 6, 2011." Setting up this commission will apparently cost the federal government $1 million. How would Ronald Reagan feel about that?
I also see that H.R. 131 was sponsored by Rep. Elton Gallegly, who voted against what he rather creatively called the "Non-Stimulus Act," arguing that it went light on tax cuts "in order to increase government spending."
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