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Comprehensive Gang of 8 Legislation Full of Pork

Jeff_Georgia Wrote: Aug 27, 2013 12:54 PM
Slight addition: They will be long retired, we will be paying for their golden retirements, AND we are allowing it.
Great news everyone. The Gang of 8 "comprehensive" immigration reform package is turning out just like every other gigantic bill the Senate passes: chock full of pork.

After a comprehensive immigration bill passed the Senate in June, President Obama says he's "absolutely confident" it can pass the House if put to a vote.

But critics question how many lawmakers have actually read the 1,200-page bill, which they say is packed with hidden pork-barrel spending projects ranging from $1.5 billion for a "Youth Jobs Program" to millions for immigrant support groups that some say have a political agenda.

"Earmarks, special pork deals, and...