Articles by fflake

Mr. Flake represents the 6th District of Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Resources.

Republicans Must Rein in Earmarks

Morale is low among House Republicans.  After three special election losses in traditionally Republican...

fflake June 23, 2008

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $250,000 to Beach Property Group in Fla.

'Just another day at the beach for Congress'

fflake January 9, 2007

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $500,000 for Road Project in North Pole

Ain't no 'Claus in this earmark to rein in spending'

fflake December 22, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $50,000 to Homer, Pa., for Athletic Center

This project makes voters want to scream, 'Doh!'

fflake December 8, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $250,000 for the Bardavon Opera House

'No wonder the federal government is baroque'

fflake December 4, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $750,000 for High-Speed Internet in Vt.

Congress continues to spend money at high speed

fflake October 31, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $100,000 to Fix Orange Show Stadium

Congress can't say 'no' to squeezing taxpayers

fflake October 18, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $100,000 to Corona, Calif., Old City Hall

It takes 'a few cervezas' to swallow this down

fflake October 9, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $100,000 for Land in Town of Ripley, N.Y.

'Believe it or not' this is not uncommon

fflake October 3, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $1 Million for Supercomputing in Colorado

Congress 'ultra-dense' to think voters won't notice

fflake September 26, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $158,000 for Sugar Hill Industrial Park

What's with all these 'sugar daddies' in Congress?

fflake September 13, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $200,000 for Highway to Hell Creek

'This earmark was paved with good intentions'

fflake August 28, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $250,000 to Atlantic Museum's Graveyard

'This earmark ought to be buried at sea'

fflake August 22, 2006

Egregious Earmark of the Week: $150,000 for Actors Theatre in Kentucky

Could Congress start 'acting' fiscally responsible?

fflake August 14, 2006