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  • President Bush's Legacy Comes Down to Earmarks

    Picking up on the theme laid out by Heritage’s Mike Franc last week in Human Events, today John Fund writes in the Wall Street Journal about President Bush’s legacy on fiscal responsibility:

    This week President Bush will make one of the most important decisions of his remaining time in office. It won’t get headlines or lead the news, but it could play a major role in deciding whether this country ever gets any kind of grip on the constantly growing federal budget.

    Fund’s column comes at a critical moment. The White House is expected to announce tomorrow if it will cancel lawmakers’ pork-barrel projects.

    Posted in Ongoing Priorities, Scribe [slideshow_deploy]

    One Response to President Bush's Legacy Comes Down to Earmarks

    1. steve h says:

      Not sure this sentence should ever by typed – 'President Bush’s legacy on fiscal responsibility'. Without a doubt, it was by far the worst presidency in regards to fiscal policy. Took a projected suplus to the largest projected deficit in history of the world – adn we'll all be paying for it in decades to come.

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