OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy



Thursday, September 14, 2006 :::
 

Shedding Light

The House voted on a measure today that will require a name to be attached to an earmark during the appropriations process. It was a controversial, if not earth-shattering, move -- one largely opposed by appropriators (the House's institutional Third Party) and many, but certainly not all, Democrats.

From Virginia, those who opposed naming names are:

Rich Boucher

Jim Moran

Bobby Scott

And a Republican...Frank Wolf.

Maybe he is of the Moran camp...Moran, you'll recall, promised that once he's in the majority, he will earmark the s*** of appropriations bills.

For an incumbent who may have a real re-election fight on his hands, Wolf's vote is truly puzzling. Then again, incumbents do the craziest things when someone else's money is on the line.



::: posted by Norman Leahy at 9/14/2006 4 comments





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