House Republicans Vote to Re-institute the Earmark Vote Purchasing and Bribery Program


Posted originally on the conservative tree house March 18, 2021 | Sundance | 15 Comments

You can read all about the pro-DC republican reasons for going back to a time when they used earmarks [SEE HERE].  However, the bottom line of earmarks is really quite simple…  “Earmarks” are, in their most honest definition: legislative bribes.

When earmarks exist, the crap legislation passes because individual votes can be purchased through the earmark process.  Remember: “The Cornhusker Kickback”; “The Louisiana Purchase”; or “Gator-Aide”; those were legislative earmarks to get Obamacare passed in the Senate.

Obamacare was the sh!t sandwich the American people were forced to eat, the earmarks just gave senators some justification for their votes.

Bottom line.. it is the earmark process that makes crap legislation pass.  Confront any politician and they will admit this.

The most brutally honest answer to the question of earmarks is this: If the legislation sucks and will not pass on its own (hence the need for earmarks), then why would adding some expensive ice-cream make the sh!t sandwich better?

Remember, the originating legislation doesn’t come from inside congress.  The K-Street lobbyists are the ones writing the legislation; the earmark process only arms congressional leadership with an enhanced tool to sell the K-Street construct. {Go Deep}

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