[ RadSafe ] query

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Wed Dec 10 18:43:25 CST 2008

Dec. 10

         What we need is a vastly reduced government so there will be 
vastly fewer opportunties to shove so much pork into the bills.  Fewer 
people and organizations to cater to and placate . . . get it? get it??

Steven Dapra

At 11:36 AM 12/10/08 -0800, Brennan, Mike  (DOH) wrote:
>Using voting records to tell how a politician feels about a subject is
>almost impossible.  Almost any bill with have so many different,
>sometimes contradictory, elements and amendments that muddy the water (I
>believe intentionally, in some cases) so that incumbents can claim, or
>their opponents can charge, to hold almost any position.  I looked at
>one of the bill you linked to, and it literally had money going to
>projects from one end of the country to the other; Maine to California.
>One of the fundamental changes we need to get our economic house in
>order is a mechanism to keep bills clean and to the point, rather than
>use them a rack to hang unrelated pork on.  But I don't expect to see
>that any time soon.


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