Signaling defeat, at least for the moment, Senate Democrats said Tuesday they won’t allow any earmarks in spending bills this year. “The handwriting is clearly on the wall,” said Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii Democrat, in announcing the move. While much of the rest of Washington was moving away from earmarks, Senate Democrats had resisted, with their leader, Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, defending them even after President Obama said […]
A Federal government program designed to help the very poor to cool and heat their homes, ended up paying the bills for the dead, prison inmates, and the Rich. This is the same government who says they will save billions of dollars by handling your health care needs. Some of the payouts for went to those impoverished people living in Million-dollar mansions.