IT'S EARMARK TIMEFirst, I like the headline, "It's earmark time." Second, I love the part about funding "mass transit upgrades in the Dulles corridor." Uh, Congressman? Don't you think it's a little late for that now that the Metro to Dulles project is all but dead, courtesy of the Bush Administration and your own stubbornness ("No bid deal to Bechtel or bust," is that your motto?) By the way, why didn't you use some of your great earmarking powers several years ago to make sure that NOVA got federal money to build this important project instead of waiting until it was being given last rites? Hello?
Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., requested federal money for two projects. One would provide more money for anti-gang and drug task forces in Virginia. The other would continue funding mass transit upgrades in the Dulles corridor.
Friday, March 21, 2008
This is Humorous
I don't know about you, but I find this to be humorous: