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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Monday, November 27, 2006

Democrats Want to Keep Pork

"House Speaker-to-be Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic candidates have complained loudly about 'special interest earmarks' in Congress pork barrel spending projects inserted into bills, often anonymously.

But now that the Democrats have won control of Congress, it appears doubtful that lawmakers will seriously clamp down on the practice, according to a report in the New York Times.

Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii is set to chair the Senate defense appropriations subcommittee, which presides over the largest single source of discretionary spending and earmarks. He said recently: 'I don't see any monumental changes' regarding earmarks." Continue.....


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