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It looks like Congressional earmarks are back on the table. I always thought the system worked pretty well. Even if it depended on honest Congresscritters, things got done.

Your thoughts?

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I'm very torn on this, to be honest. McCain was avidly against earmarks, and as a result Arizona "lost out." It seems like a system designed to reward cronyism. On the other hand, it is also a much more efficient way of getting things done than the current process.

The system works well if your state benefits. It doesn't work so well if it doesn't.
 
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