“Expect this ban on earmarks to last as long as the Contract with America.
As soon as Republicans get in power, they get drunk and forget about everything they said.
That was then, this is now.”
xlntcat on Nov 15, 2010 at 18:19:08
“The GOP Senate accompanied by a good portion of the democrats in the Senate struck down a ban on earmarks last year and I fully expect the same to occur this year. It was one of the few by-partisan votes in the 111th Senate. The GOP as a minority has led in pork barrell spending in 2008 and 2009. Where are the loud voices that make the public aware of the continued irresponsible spending of the GOP?”