The mark of the E

The Oklahoman ran a partial list of Oklahoma-related earmarks in that huge federal-spending bill, and as pork goes, we seem to have gotten mostly rinds. This is the one, though, that really gets me:

$500,000 for the I-40 Crosstown Expressway project.

Half a million bucks for a project that’s going to cost over a billion? What is this, National See If Tom Coburn Is Sleeping Day? Five hundred Gs wouldn’t build one good onramp — not that we have any real experience in this state when it comes to building good onramps.





1 comment

  1. Dwayne "the canoe guy" »

    3 January 2008 · 10:38 am

    I have to admit that almost all of these sound worthy, maybe not FEDERAL worthy. I haven’t seen one that made me think “What the Hell?!?!?!”

    But still, some of these should be at state & local level

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