A Newsweek investigation turned up dozens of letters from politicians with an insatiable taste for pork. These are their scraps.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor: In 2009 Rep. Eric Cantor co-signs a letter of support for a grant application to the Department of Transportation for a high speed railway program because it will provide “much needed new jobs.”
It’s a tough thing to create jobs out of nothing. Government grants and bank loans are given to entrepreneurs and risk...
More than a little bit hypocritical, given this:...(from Letters Reveal
Politicians are always being so quality.
This is excellent. I’ve been saying forever we need something like this.
Puh-leeze. Birmingham, too, is not far from Atlanta, New Orleans, Memphis, the beach, or the mountains. I would love to...
A little late to the game Newsweek. Still important.
YES. This country needs high speed railways. Seriously.
Government can’t create jobs, except when it makes Republicans look good!
If you’re not checking out theporkbarrel on Tumblr, you are missing out. From newsweek:
I think a high speed railway would totally change the game in America. My boyfriend and I talk about this constantly- it...
ahahah whata hypocrite
Cantor is such a hypocritical, lying ******************** politician.
Notable because this letter is bookmarked by Rep. Cantor’s comments like, “What we see in this budget, frankly, is an...