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Pigs at the trough

Published 04/16/2010, The Jamestown Sun

Most Americans may not be fluent in the language of economics, but thanks to our Puritan heritage (“waste not, want not”) we understand waste quite well. The annual ritual of rendering unto Caesar on April 15 brings with it the always-useful “Congressional Pig Book.” Compiled by Citizens Against Government Waste, the “Pig Book” lists some of the more outrageous spending indulged in by our “public servants” in pursuit of the only bipartisan activities still practiced in Washington: spending and re-election.

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