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The House Should Stand Firm Against Pork Packaged as “Disaster Relief”

Leave it to the disaster hustlers to package political pork as humanitarian relief

By on 1.15.13 | 10:33AM

The House is taking up relief legislation for Hurricane Sandy.  To its credit the GOP majority slowed the funding express for the pork-filled bill originally approved by the Senate.  The Heritage Foundation created a video that illustrates the wasteful bill that vote-minded politicians have been trying to pass off as emergency relief.  It should be widely shared as a reminder of the shameless Big Spenders who populate Capitol Hill.

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