Cheese Factories on the Moon: Why Earmarks are Good for by Scott A. Frisch,Sean Q. Kelly PDF

By Scott A. Frisch,Sean Q. Kelly

It has turn into a part of US political conference to assault 'earmarks' - legislative provisions that direct cash to precise tasks - as wasteful and corrupt. during this provocative ebook Scott A. Frisch and Sean Q. Kelly argue that during truth earmarks are stable for American democracy. utilizing broad interviews with Washington insiders and exact examples they illustrate how earmark initiatives that have been pilloried in truth spoke back to the valid wishes of neighborhood groups, wishes that will another way have long past unmet. in addition they display that media assurance of earmarks has a tendency to be superficial and overly-dramatic. Cheese Factories at the Moon is a much-needed problem to a frequent yet deeply fallacious 'consensus' approximately what's wrong with US congressional spending.

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