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The Decade in Pork Barrel Earmark Spending – The Decade's Worst ...
As we near the end of 2009, another decade of pork barrel, earmark spending of your money by your U.S. Congress cha-chings to a $208 billion end.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/federalbudgetprocess/a/porkdecade.htm
Earmark Spending – What is Earmark Spending in the US Congress?
Earmark spending; also called “pork barrelspending, is funding inserted into the annual federal budget by individual legislators for special projects or purposes ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/uscongress/a/earmarkspending.htm
CAMRA: A Study of Government Waste?
Is spending another $90 million of taxpayers' money going to produce different results? "Yes" and "No," says Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) in ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/consumerawareness/a/joeporker.htm
Site Detailing Government Spending Omits $619 Billion in Spending
Aug 11, 2014 ... Pork Barrel Government Spending Chows Down on Taxpayers' Money. ... The USASpending.gov website, created in 2007 by the Office of ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/thepresidentandcabinet/fl/Site-Detailing-Government-Spending-Omits-619-Billion-in-Spending.htm
Palin and Pork-Barrel Spending - Palin Political Cartoon
A political cartoon about Sarah Palin and her pork-barrel spending record.
http://politicalhumor.about.com/od/sarahpalin/ig/Sarah-Palin-Cartoons/Palin-and-Pork.htm
Will Higher Taxes on Gasoline Lead to Higher Government Spending?
Rather, the added revenue will allow the government to waste even more money on pork-barrel projects. This is related to the idea of the Starve the Beast theory ...
http://economics.about.com/od/incometaxestaxcuts/a/starvethebeast.htm
What Are U.S. Farm Subsidies? - Liberal and Progressive Politics ...
The 2008 Farm Bill was derided as bloated pork-barrel politics by a plethora of Congress members, both liberals and conservatives, who hail from non-farming ...
http://usliberals.about.com/od/FoodFarmingIssues/a/What-Are-Farm-Subsidies.htm
George W. Bush on the Issues - US Government - About.com
"Not only are my tax cuts real, they've reduced the baseline of the budget. And that's ... attack pork-barrel spending, and return civility to the nomination process." .
http://usgovinfo.about.com/blbush2.htm
Why Presidents Want, But Cannot Have the Line-Item Veto
Proponents of the line-item veto argue that it would allow the president to cut wasteful " pork barrel " or earmark spending from the federal budget . Opponents  ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/thepresidentandcabinet/a/The-Line-item-Veto.htm
The Three-Legged Stool of Government Retirement
Nevermind pork barrel spending and costly public assistance programs. Personnel is a large portion of any organization's budget, and scapegoating employees ...
http://govcareers.about.com/od/retirement/a/The-Three-legged-Stool-Of-Government-Retirement.htm
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