Did you know this?
For $495, an outfit called TheCapitol.Net will teach you how to feed at the trough. The firm, which does training seminars on how Washington works, is offering a one-day course on how to get an earmark. If you sign up, the folks at TheCapitol.Net will even teach you how to counter “public criticism of pork.”
I sure didn’t. Read the rest of this splendid article, which recounts the sordid history of porkbarrel spending in Congress.