Top Definition
the use of government funds for private projects. These projects usually benefit campaign contributers or a certain constituency. the pork is usually earmarked to appropriations bills, so that they will be guaranteed passage in Congress.
A highway bill in 2005 was filled with pork barrel politics, including more than $900 million for private projects in Alaska.
The 2007 Defense and Homeland Security Appropriations Act included over $13 billion in pork.
#pork barrel #pork #waste #corruption #lobbying #washington
von jppsuu1331 20. November 2007
the funding of projects that a localized to a specific area but with the costs spread across all taxpayers
Pork barrel spending is an 800 pound gorilla. Many politicians say they will stop it but don't.
#americanism #pork #pork-barrel #porkbarrel #politics
von The Return of Light Joker 12. Mai 2009
1. A portly or rotund person.
2. A person with a fat stomach.
3. A witty insult, making light of someones excess weight
hey pork barrel, when was the last time you saw your cock?
#fat #fatty #tubs #tubby #portly #rotund #chubby #beer gut
von Paddymac 28. August 2006
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