Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Porkbusters: February 2006 Hall of Shame

Porkbusters profiles Senators Byrd, Stevens Clinton and Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin in February's Hall of Shame. Here's an excerpt:

...In his over forty-eight years (!) in the United States Senate, Senator Byrd has achieved a pork record that is second to none. From the Robert C. Byrd Expressway to the Robert C. Byrd Freeway; the Robert C. Byrd Institute to the Robert C. Byrd Federal Building (both of them), Senator Byrd has truly left his mark on West Virginia --- and the federal budget. (And let us not overlook the proposed Robert C. Byrd rooms in the U.S. Capitol.) It would be appropriate to erect some kind of monument to his century-spanning resume --- except that he already did so himself...


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