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most people think that it is not possible for people to
behave like this, but they do.
Now the appropriations for this year have not been
markedup in the House or in the Senate, and the chances
are. . .
You mean they haven't been increased?
We have no markup. There have been hearings but
no bills, and the chances of larger appropriations on any
large scale are rather poor.
Is this because of the effort to balance the budget so
Yes. They are balancing it where there is the
least screaming and yelling, and where. . .
They are putting their money in waterways in the
South, did you notice that, 16 million dollars?
Oh yes, I have noticed.
I just don't know how to manufacture or demand
clout, but the Southern Representatives and Senators have it
because this means money in the pockets of the people
in the State. The fact that people do not survive because
they aren't properly treated medically or we don't know
enough about medicine is of no consequence. That's all
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