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This documentary, in the form of a satellite map, enables you to zoom in on 35 taxpayer-funded public and private construction projects worldwide that will make you wonder at their audacity and cry due to the effect they have as congressional earmarks to get re-elected on the national debt. They include sites involving corporate welfare, enterprise zones, airport expansions, bridges to “Nowhere”, airports and harbors for “No One”, a slow moving 26-lane highway, NFL and Olympic stadiums, mass transit systems, nuclear facilities, a new Homeland Security headquarters, and military nation-building in Iraq and Afghanistan. These project involve a combination of massive cost overruns, total mismanagement, greed, and a lack of accountability,

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wasteful spending taxpayer funded government waste government pork bridge to nowhere interactive map map 3D map educational self-learning individual learning

Map Type

Keyhole Markup Language (Google Earth KML)


Map Source

http://climateviewer.org/layers/MRM/Government/35-Wasteful-Government-funded-Construction-Projects.kml


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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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