Earmarks aren’t the Only Source of Pork

We’ve discussed earmarks before (most recently, with the Pa Earmark Searchable Database  http://wp.me/pBslf-1vK ), and we’re happy that GOP Congressmen took a pledge (sorry that it’s voluntary) not to request earmarks.

However, did you know there is also such a thing as lettermarking and phonemarking, which amount to loopholes in the no-earmark pledge.

Who knew?

See this post at HotAir.com. It mentions new ways for Congressmen to earmark. If they think that using loopholes is going to get by unnoticed, they are sorely mistaken.

aln

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