Bring back Earmarks! for Mother Jones
Posted 4 years ago and submitted by John W. Tomac | Share link:

Congress is broken. According to Mother Jones, one big culprit for the dysfunction is the elimination of earmarks. Sure, giving members funding for pet projects in their districts seems wasteful and corrupt. However, that money is being spent anyway on similar projects. Instead of elected officials weighing in on how it should be spent, the decisions are largely deferred to the permanent bureaucracy. Restoring earmarks might be the best way to put some heat on Congressional leaders and bring some authentic local flavor to the legislative sausage-making process.

John W. Tomac
Brooklyn, USA
Tel: +1-347-560-6275

John W. Tomac is an illustrator who specializes in creating conceptual images with a little bit of mid-century styling. John grew up in Stratford, Conn., earned a Bachelor of Fi… Show more.

Message John W.
Profile updated 15th April, 2021
Member since 12th March, 2010
Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts Illustration Annual, American Illustration, Society of Publication Designers, Cyber Lion – Cannes International Creativity Festival
AdWeek, American Banker, American Bar Association, American Federation of Teachers, Barron's, Benefits Selling, Boston Globe, Cascade Brewery Co., Chase Bank, The Chicago Tribune, …
Joanie Bernstein
Call: +1 (239) 403-4393