Government Spending

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Coburn Amendment

Freshman Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is making a ton of enemies in Washington, especially the Republican leadership. He is sponsoring an amendment to divert pork money that was appropriated to build a bridge to an…


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Cute Names, Little Substance

Okay…what is it with people in Henry County that they have to come up with the cute little acronyms like N.O.P.E. and H.O.T.? This new group called H.O.T., which stands for Hampton Our Town, has…


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Porkbusters

Someone has come up with a great idea in the wake of the increased government spending in the response to Hurricane Katrina. Cut the pork spending. There has been quite an effort to trim the…