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September 15, 2006

Second Earmark Reform Passes

171 Congressmen voted against it.

Rep. Jim Shadegg wonders why:

No one can defend opposing this reform. The only possible explanation for voting against this rule change is that a member of Congress wants to be able to secretly spend the taxpayers' money on personal pork projects without being accountable.

Yup. "Democracy." Citizens' votes are supposed to be secret, not the votes of their elected representatives', for the love of everything holy.

Instapundit has a link to see how each Congressman voted.


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