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Credit Where Credit Is Due
Posted By Conn Carroll On January 31, 2008 @ 1:51 pm In Economics | Comments Disabled
We agree with Glenn Reynolds  that this is a “striking graphic” from Larry Kudlow’s show on the perhaps not so coincidental relationship between government pork projects  and total government spending:
One minor addition though … the “earmarks are a gateway drug on the road to the spending addiction ” line is actually from Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK). Although Coburn probably doesn’t mind if Dick Armey borrows the line to get the message out.
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URLs in this post:
 Glenn Reynolds: http://instapundit.com/archives2/014722.php
 government pork projects: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/wm1660.cfm
 Image: http://www.foundry.org/2008/01/31/credit-where-credit-is-due/112/
 earmarks are a gateway drug on the road to the spending addiction: http://opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110007950
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