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The Republicans trying to take billions from taxpayers to expand the military (even more) are not conservatives. Sorry.

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism March 26, 2015   The Republicans trying to take billions from taxpayers to expand the military (even more) are not conservatives. Sorry.     I didn’t need to see the ridiculousness of this past week to know that the GOP can’t be trusted to reduce spending. But the current […]

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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 […]

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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 […]