Here is how a little thing called "earmarks" is used in government today. An important bill to help rural children in NoLife, Arkansas, have new computers in schools is about to voted on in Congress. GOP Senator Godluvsdrepublicans attaches an earmark of $100 million to build a nuclear power plant in Butthole, Indiana. The Democrats vote down the bill and send it back to get remarked without the earmark. The Republicans then say that the Democrats voted against funding rural schools.

Either that happens; or, when both sides of the isle like the earmark, otherwise known as "pork barrel spending", the massive amounts of money is just funneled and more of our taxpaying money is wasted.

The "Maverick" has always said he fights pork barrel politics, and he has. He made a LIST of some of the pork barrel spending, at least, those he wanted published. He really hasn't done anything to stop it, but he does publish a list.

Now lets talk about Sarah Palin. McCain has asserted that his running mate Sarah Palin has "championed reform to end the abuses of earmark spending."

Now it has been reported in the LA Times:
For much of his long career in Washington, John McCain has been throwing darts at the special spending system known as earmarking, through which powerful members of Congress can deliver federal cash for pet projects back home with little or no public scrutiny. He's even gone so far as to publish "pork lists" detailing these financial favors.

Three times in recent years, McCain's catalogs of "objectionable" spending have included earmarks for this small Alaska town, requested by its mayor at the time -- Sarah Palin.

Now, McCain, the likely Republican presidential nominee, has chosen Palin as his running mate, touting her as a reformer just like him.


Priceless. Another lie to the American people. But she is a Christian and a Woman, and the idiots who vote for them just because of those two facts don't read truthful articles, they just watch FOX NEWS.

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