In case you believed any of that hooie the Tea Party dished out about balancing the budget, once again, you’ve been had.
Texas Congressmen In Tea Party Caucus On Earmark Spending Spree
Oh lookie who’s on the list of the top Texas Tea Party Earmarkers:
Texas’ top Tea Party ear-marker was
Member # Earmarks Amount
Barton 14 $12,269,400.00
Burgess 15 $15,804,400.00
Carter 26 $42,232,000.00
Culberson 22 $3,379,200.00
Gohmert 15 $7,099,000.00
Hall 16 $12,232,000.00
Poe 12 $7,913,000.00
Smith 18 $14,078,000.00
Go to Capitol Annex to see the list in better formatting.
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Maybe some of these tea partiers would chill out if they joined Willie Nelson's Teapot Party. lol
I hope you're ready for an oiless, lifestyle. Better learn how to weave cloth from thread you've spun, and how to cook on a wood fire.
This post is about the hypocrisy of the Tea Party for demanding earmarks after speaking against earmarks.
How did we get to weaving cloth from that? You've lost me.