Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Here's Some Pork To Wash Down That Stimulus

So it seems all the talk of scrubbing the "stimulus" package of pork was really just talk. Depending on your definition of "pork", the stimulus package, though it was claimed otherwise, contained plenty of it. To wash it down, meet the $410-billon pork-laden transportation bill:
President Obama on Monday vowed to reel in wasteful Washington spending and blasted deceptive "accounting tricks" used by the Bush administration to fund the Iraq war even as House Democrats released a $410 billion stopgap spending bill studded with thousands of pork-barrel projects. (Washington Times)

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