Month: August 2013

Loose Change

Very well, so we are being the change.  No longer apathetic, we will advance with our pig banners on Monday. Scrap the portly barrel. Seek jail time for the transgressors, and a law that will parade us the money trails. As I march on Monday with these big bold words: integrity; justice; and accountability, on […]

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Pork Barrel for Dummies

What is the Pork Barrel? An appropriation in the budget that allows government to spend for the benefit of limited groups or constituents in return for their political support. In most cases, the beneficiaries are a representative’s district.  Thus, the legislator uses the appropriation, to earn votes from constituents. In a nutshell: It’s a sum […]

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