Timothy Carney of The Washington Examiner writes on the dangers of earmarks.
- Earmarks are a fiscally irresponsible practice that help special interests and politicians more than the American people.
- Earmarked spending for climate projects in the omnibus bill went prodomeninatily to rich, white areas, according to E&E News.
- To meaningfully reduce the risks of climate change for everyone, while reducing the size of government, lawmakers must ban the practice of earmarks.
Read the full article here.