CNN explains the virtue of Pork Barrel Spending.

Oh good, let’s push through a multitude of pet projects that will cost additional millions (beyond the current $700 billion price tag) to American taxpayers so that we can continue the greatest nationalization of the US economy in our history. To quote a friend,

…this is typical of a culture that refuses to give up anything and is perfectly comfortable financing that attitude on the backs of their children and their children’s children.”

-Free Radical, Economist

The Bruce is annoyed that lawmakers got involved at all because it has led to the market becoming even more volatile as a result of every action or inaction on capitol hill. Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Brilliant.