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 [...]
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.”
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,[...]