"Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other." - Oscar Ameringer
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
“It’s here! Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has released their Pig Book, which concludes that since the earmark moratorium imposed in 2011, they have found wasteful pork in at least 12 appropriations bills. While the number of earmarks dropped from 109 in 2014 to 105 in 2015, the cost jumped 55.6 percent. In FY 2014, there were $2.7 billion in earmarks, while this year we’ll see $4.2 billion in pork. In the book, CAGW lists their seven-point criteria for finding pork in government spending.”

Somethings never change! Even after giving the GOP another chance at governance we find them incapable of overcoming the addiction of Pork-Barrel spending. So many problems face our Nation, especially relative to fiscal challenges and we keep electing 'Nero' to fiddle as our Country burns. Pathetic -

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