If it comes down to where he had shown favoritism to those businesses that he played golf with, then I think there's an ethical problem there. They need to look deeper into that. If somebody is massaging him and they want to get into some business deal with the state for their betterment, that's totally wrong.
The line-item veto is just one element in earmark reform, and earmark reform is just one element in spending restraint. However, the line-item veto would add an important check to a budget process that is tainted by waste, abuse, and favoritism. Congressional leaders should move quickly on this proposal.
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] came out in 1955, my first reviews were puffs. Then Stanley wrote a long, somewhat censorious review in Poetry magazine. He gave me hell about some things. He said good things about my skill, but it was a case of lots of skill but not much self-knowledge. Stanley was right .
~ Donald Hall (August 14, 1867 - July 24, 1948)