A battle, not the war
As of now, we have won nothing. The 2012 election was merely one battle in a war of ideologies, and those who call themselves our allies aren’t always fighting with us. Mitch McConnell and other Senate GOP leaders had to be bullied into embracing the “no earmarks” pledge, and others still don’t get it. It’s not that earmarks represent a huge portion of Federal spending; | Read More »
I’m Hungry. Time for some Pork!
Jamie Dupree has compiled a list of 186 earmarks, their sponsor and the amount as part of a Homeland Security Appropriations bill already approved by the House. If you don’t follow Jamie on Twitter or read his blog regularly, you’re missing out on some very interesting stories in Washington. Anyway, I pulled out my spreadsheet software and did a little math: These 186 earmarks total | Read More »
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