Exactly What Is A Volcano And Why Are We Spending $140 Million To Monitor It?

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who delivered the Republicans’ response to Obama’s address to Congress, asked a question, phrased in a familiar pattern.

You may recall that, last week, GOP chairman Michael Steele asked “exactly what is a fish passage barrier” and wondered, aloud, how removing said barrier would provide economic stimulus.

It’s a technique that the Republicans use to mock programs on which Democrats in Congress want to spend your tax money — an attempt to make the Democrats look silly and porky.



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