Blogwatch: Oct. 3, 2005

To help pay for Katrina relief, a group of House conservatives last week proposed some "tough choices"--such as increasing Medicaid co-pays or ending certain student loans. But bloggers are pushing for less painful solutions. INSTAPUNDIT and THE TRUTH LAID BEAR combined forces to create a PORKBUSTERS depot for bloggers to detail local pork projects as well as their Representatives' responses when asked to give up the bacon. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi was first to respond, offering to forgo some San Francisco highway funds, albeit after backpedaling on an earthquake-proofing project.

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