Tag: spent

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

Earmark reform is a hot topic inside the beltway. Republicans, after six years of busting the budget, increased the use of earmarks to unprecedented levels during their reign. For example, the Labor Health and Human Services bill went from having very few earmarks in 1995, to containing $1.2 billion in […]

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War.  Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy.  The escalation […]