Could Reviving Earmarks Get Congress Moving Again?

January 7, 2012

“You scratch my back, and I’ll scratch yours” is an old and cherished maxim of our republic. In politics, that’s called an earmark, aka pork. One member of Congress gets a road or a monument for his or her state in exchange for a vote on the bill in question.(Read full story here.)

First try logic, then try charm.
If these don’t work, just grease the palm.

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