Thursday, December 16, 2010
The Last Feast of the Most Irresponsible Congress in US History
A list of specific earmarks totaling over 26 million dollars can be found at:
But the crowning achievement for these bastions of integrity is that no one will be allowed to read the bill before the votes are taken. Why should anyone care what's in the bill as long as it spends the right amount of money? Oh, the joys of being a legal modern-day robber baron!
Update: After rising to $1.3 Trillion, it looks like this spending bill collapsed under the weight of its own pork in the Senate last night. We'll see if it rises again from the ashes like the phoenix or it if stays dead.