April 11, 2005

Pork Barrell: Good for everyone

As long as you define "everyone" as the only 535 important ones on the stage. The rest of us must be sensitive to the plight of our nations underpaid indentured servants. Patience.
"There are two ways to eliminate the lobbyist temptation," said the unnamed source. "You can either increase Congressional pay and make it a fixed percentage of the national debt, or stop passing money through Congress for programs delivered on the state and local level."

(Or, just let them run their own investment portfolios)