And Congress Wonders Why Our Opinions Of Politicians Are Low

From a Washington Times article (via my brother, a lieutenant in the Navy, who is familiar and extremely annoyed by this).

Congress recently passed an 82 billion supplemental bill to fight the war on terror. Here are some things that were added:

1. 20 million for a road project in Mississippi

2. 5 million for the Fort Peck Fish Hatchery in Montana

3. 2 million to upgrade the chemisty labs at Drew University in New Jersey

4. 1 million for Woody Island and historic structures in Philadelphia

This is but a sample of the pork. And we still have troops without the proper gear. Go figure.

Side note: Both the Army and Marines have missed their recruitment quotas for the third or fourth consecutive month. This is unheard of for the Marines.

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