Comments for: Earmark Outrage

Posted Nov. 28, 2010, at 6:50 p.m.

If members of Congress truly have been born again as fiscal conservatives in the wake of the recent tea party-influenced elections, they should focus on trimming the big-ticket parts of the federal budget. Instead, Republican members are pledging to ban earmarks, the practice of including small spending items targeted to …

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