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John Murtha’s airport to nowhere: is it worth the money?

Story here in the WSJ. (H/T John Stossel via ECM)

Excerpt:

If you hate the hubbub of crowded airports, you might want to consider flying out of Johnstown, Pa. The airport sees an average of fewer than 30 people per day, there is never a wait for security, you can park for free right outside the gate, and you are almost guaranteed a row to yourself on any flight.

You might wonder how the region ever had the air traffic demand to justify such a facility. It didn’t. But it is located in the district of one of Congress’s most unapologetic earmarkers: Democrat John Murtha.

More Democrat waste.

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  1. [...] those expensive, useless earmarks for members’ personal convenience; [...]

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