by West Central Tribune
December 15, 2010 at 6:29 pm in West Central Tribune
It appears that Congress is stepping up to the earmark trough one more time before the new Congress arrives in January.
Tags: Congress, earmarks, Editorials, Opinion 2 Comments »
From the article -”The recent tax compromise, which passed the Senate this week and now faces consideration in the House, carries a big price tag of $1.2 trillion. The 6,000-plus earmarks attached to the bill only total $8 billion.” This appears to be a misstatement from the AP. The earmarks are in the 1,942 page Omnibus Spending Bill which has been withdrawn because of lack of votes on the Dem side. The recent tax compromise proposed and negotiated by President Obama has passed the Senate and is fighting for it’s life in the House.
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The Lame -Duck Democrat Congress (both Senate and House, and in ST Paul Mn. too) and generalissimo pres b o are all licking their (CHOPS) , working day and night till they are kicked out (caused by the P E O P L E of America and their VOTE in NOV ) giving themselves, fellow Party members , The DNC. etc . all the money they could possibly spend (ear marks) to buy the next election, 2110. Y’ALL see their ear to ear GRIN. , THEY I am sure picked that up from pres b o.
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