IT'S OINK TIME AGAIN... AS THE SENATORS WALLOW IN THEIR PERSONAL PORK PACKAGES! AFTER ALL OF OBAMA'S GRAND SPEECHES ABOUT ELIMINATING EARMARKS "BY GOING OVER THEM LINE-BY-LINE" THIS IS OUR REALITY...
By Richard Simon
The Los Angeles Times
''Reporting from Washington -- A massive spending bill expected to be approved by Congress this week is filled with more than 8,500 earmarks -- those pet projects that lawmakers love -- costing $7.7 billion.
Despite the tough economy, mounting federal budget deficit and pledges by President Obama and members of both parties to crack down on the practice, a number of lawmakers have defended their earmarks as important to the nation's economic recovery.'' Click here to see which state is in "Hog Heaven!"
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