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Pork, it’s what’s for dinner

Whatever happened to that Republican ideal of smaller government? I’m just asking because, you know, $15B is a ton of money:

The shortfall between the government’s spending and its income swelled to a record $412 billion, or 3.6 percent of national output, in the 2004 fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. And yet, in the budget for that year, lawmakers were able to come up with $15 billion for more than 10,000 special projects, or what critics label “pork.”

One Response to “Pork, it’s what’s for dinner”

  1. SayUncle : After all, pork is more important Says:

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    December 02, 2004

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