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Old 03-04-2011, 11:13 AM
 
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Remember that earmark ban that was all the rage this winter? Apparently it doesn’t mean much to lawmakers.
A leading Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee indicated on Thursday that legislators have found ways to get around that ban, and are using their connections throughout government to get the funding they want.
Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA), an appropriator, made the telling remarks on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal”:
House Democrat Admits: We Know How to Bypass Earmark Ban | The Blaze

Sneaky bastards aren't they? They don't care about ethics or laws.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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They must have learned from the Republicans. About time the dems brought something back to their districts.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:19 AM
 
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Republicans control the House, have they banned earmarks yet?
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:21 AM
 
Location: Phoenix,Arizona
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The liberal mindset in this country is the biggest problem today. Not one person from the left has been able to discuss and debate the actual points that the moderates and conservatives have made about the actions and policies of the current administration. They can't because they know that Obama is the single worst president in the history of the country and his policies have failed and are actually making things worse. Unemployment is just one example. So all the left can do is start name calling, which is exactly what has happened.

This is why the left only gets a brief bit of power and then the country snaps back to reality and votes in a moderate or conservative and just plain common sense.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:24 AM
 
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The liberal mindset in this country is the biggest problem today. Not one person from the left has been able to discuss and debate the actual points that the moderates and conservatives have made about the actions and policies of the current administration. They can't because they know that Obama is the single worst president in the history of the country and his policies have failed and are actually making things worse. Unemployment is just one example. So all the left can do is start name calling, which is exactly what has happened.

This is why the left only gets a brief bit of power and then the country snaps back to reality and votes in a moderate or conservative and just plain common sense.
Are you a part of "the left," because all you are doing is name-calling?
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:41 AM
 
Location: North America
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Republicans control the House, have they banned earmarks yet?

Oh SNAP!!!!! They didn't when they had everything from 2000 - 2006.

An earmark is all in the eye of which part supports it.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Gone
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House Democrat Admits: We Know How to Bypass Earmark Ban | The Blaze

Sneaky bastards aren't they? They don't care about ethics or laws.
When I mentioned that Ron Paul added Millions of pork the right said he only earmarked money for his home state which did nothing to add to spending and NOW the righties are up in arms over Dems doing the same? Cry us a river no ones cares any longer about the fake outrage from the right, they have shown themselves to be the biggest bunch o Hypocrites to come down the pike in many many years.
Casper
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:46 AM
 
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When I mentioned that Ron Paul added Millions of pork the right said he only earmarked money for his home state which did nothing to add to spending and NOW the righties are up in arms over Dems doing the same? Cry us a river no ones cares any longer about the fake outrage from the right, they have shown themselves to be the biggest bunch o Hypocrites to come down the pike in many many years.
Casper
And you were outraged over Paul doing it , but here you brush it off as business as usual.
You have a credibilty problem.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:47 AM
 
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Originally Posted by Casper in Dallas View Post
When I mentioned that Ron Paul added Millions of pork the right said he only earmarked money for his home state which did nothing to add to spending and NOW the righties are up in arms over Dems doing the same? Cry us a river no ones cares any longer about the fake outrage from the right, they have shown themselves to be the biggest bunch o Hypocrites to come down the pike in many many years.
Casper
Again, you look right passed the bad ethics as usual and definitely not surprisingly. To openly say that they know how to get around it by CHEATING and using political puppets, is just as bad as saying, "Yes, I am an unethical scumbag that will knife you in the back anytime I get the chance" and have no reservations about it whatsoever.
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Old 03-04-2011, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Gone
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And you were outraged over Paul doing it , but here you brush it off as business as usual.
You have a credibilty problem.
Nope, I have a problem with either of them doing it and never said I agree with the Dems doing it, you shouldn't ASSUME, it only makes you more foolish than you already did. I am replying to the BS outrage from the right after you guys defended RP, Hypocrisy is running rampant among righties these days.
Casper
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