OUR OPINION: Entitlements, not earmarks, are the key

November 14, 2010 at 5:30 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The federal government is not in trouble because of earmarks.
The federal government is in trouble because of entitlements. That’s what’s prompting the use of the word “unsustainable” when people talk about the federal budget’s growth.
And that’s why all the talk about banning earmarks is a distraction. Continue Reading