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Moratorium on Earmarks

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by kida, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. kida

    kida Well-Known Member

    Nov 5, 2007
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    I'm sure there are pros and cons to earmarks, but it's way out of control. I think a one year stop will help put things into perspective. After I read this quote from Harry Reid, it kind of made me realize how some Congressmen see things:

    "I hope that senators of good will on both sides of the aisle will step forward and say, 'We have an obligation to our clients — to our constituents."
    -- Fox

    Slip? Who are "our clients"? The people he represents, or lobbyists and donors?

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