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The Awesome Military Pork Reduction Act Of 2013

Much bigger in the news has been the delay of the premiere of the movie Iron Man 3, in which Iron Man uses super-expensive technologies of war to make things go boom.Much bigger in the news has been the delay of the premiere of the movie Iron Man 3, in which Iron Man uses super-expensive technologies of war to make things go boom. [...]

Wamping Soldiers With A Chapel of Flab

Looking at this earmark, you’ve got to wonder if Zach Wamp regards the military as a means of national defense, or a tool for religious conversion. If Wamp were allowed to design the entire U.S. military, you’d have a force of flabby, out of shape soldiers who could recite any Bible verse by heart. [...]

Stinky Pork Spending That's Worth It

If Tom Coburn doesn’t know about the problems caused by the immense expansion and concentration of swine in the American Midwest over the last generation, then he has been working in Washington D.C. for too long. [...]

Oceangoing Warship Versus The Ocean

The 62 billion dollars that were spent on the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier would pay for 85,517 years of coral reef protection grants, funded at current levels. [...]

Sarah Palin Flip Flop On Bridge To Nowhere

It seems that Sarah Palin actually was for the Bridge To Nowhere before she was against it. During her campaign to be Governor, the Anchorage Daily News asked Palin whether she supported the Bridge To Nowhere. “Yes,” she responded. [...]

Pork Barrel Palin Loved Earmarks For Alaska

John McCain criticized Sarah Palin’s pork barrel congressional earmarks, but now he just pretends that Sarah Palin never supported the earmarks at all. [...]