Bloggers nationwide have already identified nearly $16 billion in pork. That’s a lot of money. Unless you’re the federal government. It’ll be interesting to see the final tally.

When you’re talking about $200 billion, you’re talking about a significant percentage (nearly 10 percent) of the total federal budget. We might need to discuss entitlement reform to reach $200 billion. Not sure we can reach this goal by cutting discretionary spending alone.