Comments on:

Examiner Editorial: Senators and representatives find creative new ways to earmark tax dollars

Back to the article » |
Earmarks were banned three years ago because tax-funded bridges to nowhere symbolized corruption in government. So when House Republicans renewed the ban for the 113th Congress in January, Speaker John Boehner said it was a "critical step to restore public trust." That hasn't prevented more than a few congressmen from seeking new ways to continue funneling federal tax dollars - spelled p-o-r-k...

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.