Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Time to Ban Earmarks, the 'Gateway Drug' to Unbridled Spending

from Washington Examiner - Have you noticed the desperate-looking Congressmen wandering around Capitol Hill these days, their faces all contorted in pain as they endure the agony of withdrawal from Federal Spending Addiction?

These poor wretches went into tailspins a couple of years ago when public outrage over the Bridge to Nowhere forced Congress to impose a moratorium on earmarks -- those costly tax-paid favors that congressmen once bestowed upon favored campaign donors, former staff, family members and each other. Read article here.

Seventy-two members of Congress have signed on to an Earmark Ban. Check here to see if your Congressman has signed on, and take action if he hasn't.

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