It’s Time to Bring Back Earmarks 

It’s Time to Bring Back Earmarks  by Howard Marlowe    It has been nearly eight years since Congress gave away control over spending.  Next January when the new House of Representatives meets to adopt its rules, it can correct that mistake by striking its “temporary” ban on congressionally-directed-funding, or earmarks.  Since 2008, Congress has only once passed a few funding bills on time, and the Congressional Civility…