Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 30 2013

Reform Party of California Commentary; Pork barrel spending: Is the cure worse than the disease?

After years of complaints, congress reluctantly curtailed the practice of earmark spending. That policy shift occurred a few years ago. The practice, sometimes referred to as pork barrel spending, had been criticized for years as wasteful. However, as with most things in politics, the story was not as simple as just eliminating wasteful spending. It …

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