Fun With Earmarks!
According to new House rules, approved earmark requests on spending bills are now ours for the public oversighting. Exciting news if you love reading lengthy, poorly-scanned .pdfs! There are a couple gems, though. Like the above, from the Interior and the Environment bill. Representative Emerson will be receiving a cool half a million dollars for "meth prevention" at the Mark Twain National Forest. 'Cause there are few things in this life sadder than a tweaking deer.