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>The Pigs of Pork Barrel Spending

>It’s Pig Book Day In Washington
As reported on the Fox News, “Fair and Balanced,” Brett Baier Show Tuesday, April 14, 2009, here are the big spenders in Congress — those who strong-armed the House and Senate for money for their own states and projects they believe will get them re-elected. We look at pigs as glutenous.

While the number of specific projects declined by 12.5 percent, from 11,610 in fiscal year 2008 to 10,160 in fiscal year 2009, the total tax dollars spent to fund them increased by 14 percent, from $17.2 billion to $19.6 billion.

Now we look at big spenders as wasters of taxpayer money, disgraceful:

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1) Harry Reid for a Nevada light rail system
2) Barak Obama for signing the wasteful stimulus bill
3) Barney Frank for various crimes and misdemeanors

2009 Pig Book Released!
Pig Book Digs Up $19.6 Billion in Pork

March Wastewatcher
CAGW Names Rep. Barney Frank March Porker of the Month
CCAGW to Congress: Enough of the Faux Fury!
CAGW To Obama: Actions Speak Louder than Words
Buckeye Institute and CAGW Release 2009 Ohio Piglet Book
CAGW Says “Good Luck” to President on Waste-Cutting Agenda
CCAGW Blasts Stimulus Package As Pig In a Poke
Grassroot Institute and CAGW Release 2009 Hawaii Pork Report
CCAGW To Congress: Shut Your TARP! Taxpayer Group Opposes Wasting Another $350 Billion
CAGW Urges Obama to Hold Firm on Transparency and Oversight

Recent Reports:
2009 Ohio Piglet Book.pdf
2009 Hawaii Pork Report .pdf

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