I cannot help feeling that it is pork-barrel spending
," said Noda, a supreme adviser of the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan, in a speech in Washington, referring to a roughly 6 trillion yen stimulus package the premier unveiled earlier in the day ahead of the sales tax hike in April.
Abe's cabinet includes supporters of a return to old-style pork-barrel spending
and export-led growth policies.
com to oppose what it calls the "big-government pork-barrel spending
7 trillion, trimming waste and pork-barrel spending
by Congress, rebuilding bridges and roads, addressing climate change, defeating international terrorism, checking Russian authoritarianism, promoting stability in the Middle East and curbing the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea, to name a few.
After having the proverbial wool pulled over my eyes, back-door politics, and pork-barrel spending
, I wanted to see a project that would actually work," he says.
Only a light on the proceedings can stop outrageous pork-barrel spending
and allow federal funds to pay for things that make sense.
There's nothing wrong with pointing out - and condemning - pork-barrel spending
Viguerie is emphatically a social conservative as well as a fiscal conservative; he speaks strongly against "obese government" characterized by excessive bureaucracy, pork-barrel spending
, and mounting deficits; the social ills caused by uncontrolled illegal immigration; abortion; judicial activism; and more.
Lobbying and pork-barrel spending
are at record highs.
Nowadays, however, many people labeled as conservatives gleefully participate in pork-barrel spending
, actively promote legislation that bypasses constitutional checks and balances (like joining the World Trade Organization), and support federal involvement in everything outside constitutional bounds (such as education and social welfare programs).
The last straw was when Sherffius was told to add a Democratic donkey to a cartoon that ridiculed pork-barrel spending
done mostly by Republicans in Congress.
Earlier, the administration sought to fund the Pell shortfall by eliminating last year's congressional "earmarks" to individual colleges, a process many critics call pork-barrel spending