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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Palin and Pork-Barrel Spending - Palin Political Cartoon
A political cartoon about Sarah Palin and her pork-barrel spending record.
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 ...
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 ...
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  ...
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." .
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 ...
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