Tag Archives: Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)

CAGW Names Sen. Kerry “Porker of the Month”

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has named Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) Porker of the Month for his arrogant rationalization of why the American people cannot be trusted with their own money.   On February 6, 2009, Sen. Kerry spoke on the Senate floor in support of the $787 billion stimulus package.  In his speech he said “I have heard a…

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Cast Your Vote For Porker Of The Year

  Citizens Against Government Waste wants you to cast your vote for the 2008 Porker of the Year.  The outstanding lineup of nominees represent all that is wrong with the way Washington conducts it's businees "for the people". The nominees are: Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT): Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today named Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) its…

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Democrats being Democrats

Crossposted at The Rockefeller Republican

Most economists agree that you can’t raise taxes in a recession. To do so only deepens the recession and cuts off any chance of growth which would allow the economy to rebound. This point was made very clear in the many Presidential debates earlier this year, and even President-Elect Obama has backed off of his…

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Nutty Professor not Kosher

Olver, who sits on the House Appropriations Committee, would have embarassed his predecessor, the late U.S. Rep. Silvio O. Conte. The Pittsfield Republican once donned a pig snout during a press conference to protest pork barrel spending. David E. Williams, vice president of policy at the Citizens Against Government Waste, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog group, characterized Olver as being the…

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