It’s a real bummer that the federal government is instituting a pay freeze for its employees, and that useful, common sense projects, such as high-speed rail, are getting the axe just for the sake of knee-jerk partisan showboating.
But at least Kentucky is going to spend $37 million dollars to create 900 new jobs! And what are those jobs? Carnies 4 Jesus!
On Wednesday, Gov. Steve Beshear unveiled plans for a new tourist attraction in Grant County that will feature a full-scale replica of Noah’s Ark.
Ark Encounter LLC, a for-profit entity, and Answers in Genesis, the nonprofit ministry that built the Creation Museum in Petersburg, will partner to build the $150 million Ark Encounter on a 160-acre site.
I will be in the corner, awaiting the sputtered notes of protest from oh-so principled teabaggers. DON’T YOU KNOW OUR CHILDREN WILL BE INHERITING DEBT!?! They certainly won’t have a surplus of intelligence or credentials for high-tech jobs.
Maybe we can get better infrastructure in this country if every project had an earmark to fund saddled fiberglass dinosaurs for photo-ops.
(Another fun fact: Governor Steve Beshear is a Democrat. Bunch of godless abortanazis, no?)