Earmarks versus Honesty and Integrity

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    What in the world is protecting President Obama from being publicly condemned so thoroughly that shame causes him to do what he said he would do: not sign pork-laden bills loaded by both Democrats and Republicans in Congress with earmarks?

    Could there be a better time than the current economic meltdown and skyrocketing debt-based federal spending to put a stop to ludicrous, wasteful spending?
     
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    Obama promised that he would keep the earmarks at a certain percentage of the total bills when he too office. He met this on the ominibus spending bill. It is significantly less than under the Republican rule.

    In future bills, you will see even less of the useless earmarks with the bill they are currently working on to correct this process. If they don't, I will complain and write to my reps just like I do now when I disagree with what they do.

    The question you need to ask is when is an earmark a waste of money and when is an earmark a worthwhile project. Unlike McBain, all earmarks are not created equally evil.

    Sorry, but even God took 7 days to create the world, and so far only the right is using the strawman argument that Obama is the Messiah.
     
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    he ain't gonna do it,, he's got payback he owes all those assholes who put him in office.. he's spending like a hooker in Nieman Marcus. :lol::lol:
     
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    For how many years were Republicans absolutely silent on earmarks? How many pork barrel projects were issued in the 2000s under the Republican Congress that Bush signed and how many of you right-wing cookoos said anything about it?

    Answer: NONE
     
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    Hey asshole! we happen to be currently talking about how the obamalama promised to veto all pork and earmarks,, oh well, shitcan another promise from the liar in chief.
     
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    There could not be a better time than now. His absolute unconcern is telling, heh?
     
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    All that contribute to deficits are. If they are that important have them lower spending on something else like any prudent family has to do.
     
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    Are you calling Palin's spending spree at neiman's, "hookerish"? :lol:

    It ain't him that owes these people, it is the various senators and congressmen that are paying back favors....or honestly looking out for their community....only their hairdresser knows.

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    how much has the hooker palin spent in comparison to the whore we know as obamalama???
     
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    McCain /Feingold are sponsoring a bill to bring back the line item veto in a form that is not unconstitutional, supposedly....saw then talking to the Press yesterday, on c-span for a bit...
     

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