›USLAW, POLITICSan amount of money from the US Congress’s budget to be spent on a particular project: A senator obtained an earmark of $1.5 million last year to deal with a beetle that attacks trees, lawns, and crops.
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being