The saying, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall," may not apply to the federal budget.

That is at least the perspective of one conservative lawmaker, who notes what the federal budget does in a mere 73 pages of legislation.

Sen. Tom CoburnThomas (Tom) Allen CoburnPaul Ryan should realize that federal earmarks are the currency of cronyism Republicans in Congress shouldn't try to bring back earmarks Republicans should know reviving earmarks is a political nightmare MORE (R-Okla.) tweeted Monday:

It's budget week in the Senate.The budget is only 73 pages long, but manages to borrow more than $1 trillion from the next generation