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Adler Planetarium Projector

Adler Planetarium To Get Nearly $1M For Projector Ridiculed By McCain

Chicago Tribune | Joel Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The $410 billion stimulus bill signed by President Obama this week includes about $900,000 for the Adler Planetarium for the "overhead projector" that...

Obama's Planetarium Projector Earmark Explained

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John McCain accused Barack Obama of a seemingly outlandish request for Chicago's planetarium during the second presidential debate Tuesday, saying tha...

The Adler Planetarium and McCain's Fake War on Earmarks

Jules Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jules Siegel

McCain's slur about the Adler projector reveals both the slovenly nature of his campaign's opposition research as well as a disconnect from reality. This is a high-tech scientific educational project, not an entertainment device.