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Here are Jim Bunning’s earmarks

All 110 and $657 million that he requested: Air-Supported TEMPER Tents for Force Provider Deployable Medical Systems $8,000,000 Army Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement Research Initiative $2,000,000 AT4-Confined Space Tandem Warhead YJ05 $4,250,000 Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Research $1,750,000 De-Weighting Military…

Here are Mitch McConnell’s earmarks

All 58 and $276 million of them that he requested: Conservation Technical Assistance Grants $750,000 Kentucky Soil Erosion Control and Soil Survey Program $1,000,000 UK/Advanced Genetic Technologies Project $650,000 UK/Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Forage-Animal Production Research Unit $4,000,000 UK/Animal Health,…

Rand’s next flip?

When Rand Paul starting facing heat on his Gitmo stance from the far right-wing last year, his backtracking from his previous stances was immediate, continuing with his fancy Super Bowl ad on Sunday. Rand Paul also decided that it would…

What will we tell the Teabaggers?

You know that Jim Bunning dude? The hero of the Teabagger brigade? The guy who fights wasteful federal spending and earmarks and such? The same federal spending and pork that the teabaggers are enraaaaaaged by? Oh yea, that’s all well…