Inside politics with AGU's Congressional Science Fellow



One definition of pork is money, jobs, etc. received through pork-barrel congressional appropriations and used for political patronage. However, pork is only pork if that swine farm is located in somebody else's congressional district. If the project is in your district, rest assured that it is absolutely necessary for the safety and well-being of your constituents and the vitality of America as a whole. (That $650 million soil ion conductance lab at Southern State College is absolutely essential to the future of the American economy, right?)