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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
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
Wasteful Spending Down for Oklahoma - State Ranks as Much ...
An annual report produced by GAGW, the Pig Book identifies thousands of "pork- barrel" projects in the federal budget. The following are the seven criteria ...
http://okc.about.com/od/statecapital/a/okpigbookrank.htm
CAMRA: A Study of Government Waste? - US Government Info
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
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
Farm Subsidies - Liberal & Progressive Politics, Perspectives
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
Mark Sanford Bio -- A Profile of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford
Jun 24, 2009 ... As Congressman, Sanford's opposition to pork-barrel spending prevented him from accepting money that benefited his own district.
http://usconservatives.about.com/od/controversialconservatives/p/Sanford-BIO.htm
Ways to Reduce the National Debt - US Economy - About.com
But one thing we can do is to reduce the military spending by a quarter. .... and games, prevents pork barrel spending and forces focus on what is required.
http://useconomy.about.com/u/ua/usdebtanddeficit/national_debt_relief.10.htm
Palin and Pork-Barrel Spending - Palin Political Cartoon
A political cartoon about Sarah Palin and her pork-barrel spending record. Page 174.
http://politicalhumor.about.com/od/sarahpalin/ig/Sarah-Palin-Cartoons/Palin-and-Pork.htm
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