Rancid Pork Leaves a Bad Taste in Your Mouth
The domestic spending habits of the Republican Congress were criticized in an earlier posting about the Chafee-Laffey race.
Previous postings (here and here) discussed the outrageous spending contained in the recently passed highway bill.
Another posting discussed how actions by the small, but powerful, sugar lobby go against the interest of average Americans.
The energy bill was another pork-laden feast that recklessly spent even more of our hard-earned monies.
There has also been no lack of criticism on this blogsite of the outrageous demands by public sector unions where pension benefit demands alone (see here and here) have numerous states and towns across America facing financial ruin.
And now the ProJo highlights a pork-laden water bill.
All of these deals – that benefit a few to the detriment of the many – are examples of an ever increasing diet of rancid pork that makes the body politic sick.
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