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Wednesday, March 04, 2009 |
( 3/04/2009 01:04:00 PM ) Bill S.
PORK: So I read that John McCain, singling out the most risible earmarks from the latest Obama stimulus package, chose to make $1.7 million for "pig odor research in Iowa" the first scornworthy item. Gotta tell ya, John, if you'd ever lived in Central Illinois downwind from the local hog farms, you wouldn't think this was such a trivial deal. Them porkers can be pretty damn pungent. Once, when I was working as a foster family supervisor, I had to step into a foster parent's hog shed in the middle of winter to access the damage that their foster son'd wreaked on some pipes in the building. I never got the stench out of my blazer . . .