Ben Johnson, FloydReports.com
In his 2011 State of the Union Address, Barack Obama gave himself five more years of trillion-dollar deficit spending, a $678 billion income tax hike, a Social Security tax increase, and the permanent extension of ObamaCare – and he gave Republicans medical malpractice reform and a joke about a [...]
Tom Purcell, FloydReports.com
The USA Today article almost caused me to drive off a bridge to nowhere.
Our government can’t even squander our money efficiently — particularly where earmarks are concerned.
Earmarks, says FactCheck.org, “are government funds that are allocated by a legislator for a particular pet project, often without proper review.”
Roger Simon, Politico
Obama loves his pork!
President Barack Obama sounded so mournful Wednesday about having to sign a $410 billion bill to fund the federal government that, for a second, I thought he’d refuse.
He was not sad about the amount of money involved. These days, $410 billion is small potatoes. [...]
Barack Obama signs spending bill behind closed doors
President Barack Obama, sounding weary of criticism over federal earmarks, defended Congress’ pet projects Wednesday as he signed an “imperfect” $410 billion measure with thousands of examples. But he said the spending does need tighter restraint and listed guidelines to do it. Obama, [...]