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!
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...