Tag Archives : budget


Buried Within Omnibus Bill, a ‘Long-Term Blank Check for War Spending’

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams Buried Within Omnibus Bill, a ‘Long-Term Blank Check for War Spending’   Analysts warn that “emergency” war spending fund, which was supposed to be temporary, has become permanent fixture that inflates Pentagon’s budget     The government funding bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives on Thursday has been […]

war

Another Phony Budget Debate

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   Another Phony Budget Debate   Anyone watching last week’s debate over the Republican budget resolution would have experienced déjà vu, as the debate bore a depressing similarity to those of previous years. Once again, the Republicans claimed their budget would cut spending in a responsible manner, while Democratic […]


Pentagon ‘big winner’ in $1T omnibus bill (Defense contractors too, Taxpayers lose)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Pentagon ‘big winner’ in $1T omnibus bill (Defense contractors too, Taxpayers lose)     Everyone is dancing around up in DC today. The defense contractors, the Pentagon, the members of Congress with boondoggle weapon system projects in their districts. (Which is to say nearly every member of Congress.) Happy […]

tank-barrel-cc-565x375

CNBC video capture

Santelli and Stockman: The budget deal “Is a joke and a betrayal. It’s the final surrender of the House Republican leadership.” (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Santelli and Stockman: The budget deal “Is a joke and a betrayal. It’s the final surrender of the House Republican leadership.” (Video)   “(The Tea Party) ought to go after every incumbent Republican who voted for this abomination.” We agree Mr. Stockman. Like we said 2014 is lining up to be […]