Wow. 3 days. Even I didn't expect the GOP to betray their own fake promises that quickly.Senate Republicans' ban on earmarks -- money included in a bill by a lawmaker to benefit a home-state project or interest -- was short-lived.
Only three days after GOP senators and senators-elect renounced earmarks, Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, the No. 2 Senate Republican, got himself a whopping $200 million to settle an Arizona Indian tribe's water rights claim against the government.
What Earmark Ban? GOP Leader Reaps $200M - CBS News
So much for less government.TOPEKA, Kan. – Although fixing the economy is the top priority, Republicans who won greater control of state governments in this month's election are considering how to pursue action on a range of social issues, including abortion, gun rights and even divorce laws.
Backlash feared as some in GOP push social issues - Yahoo! News
Not surprising. The GOP is as utterly worthless as the Dems. It's morbidly amusing though that there are still people out there who think one is better then the other.