Tag Archives : spending


Do you know where your 2014 taxes will go?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Do you know where your 2014 taxes will go? Well, here’s an amazing infographic which breaks it out beautifully*   This graphic comes out every year and I still find it fascinating. (And depressing.)   Click on the graphic for a much larger version. * A very important note on […]

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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 […]


A First Look at a New Report on Crony Capitalism – Trillions in Corporate Welfare

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger A First Look at a New Report on Crony Capitalism – Trillions in Corporate Welfare   One of the primary topics on this website since it was launched has been the extremely destructive and explosive rise of crony capitalism throughout the USA. It is crony capitalism, as opposed to […]

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Black Budget Spending with CAFR Expert WALTER BURIEN

  Black Budget Spending with CAFR Expert WALTER BURIEN     Produced by NextNewsNetwork Published on Mar 6, 2014 Every year, the Federal Government spends trillions of dollars. Budgets of states, counties and cities also put out vast sums of money for goods and services. Official agencies are required to document their spending, so these […]


Rep. Walter Jones: More Spending on Afghanistan is ‘Insanity’

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By RPI Staff Rep. Walter Jones: More Spending on Afghanistan is ‘Insanity’   Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), an RPI Advisory Board Member, delivers hard-hitting questions and comments during a House Armed Services hearing this week on the “State of Al Qaeda, its Affiliates, and Associated Groups: View From Outside Experts.” On the […]

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K Street’s Fortunes Decline for Third Year

  Source: https://www.opensecrets.org By Russ Choma K Street’s Fortunes Decline for Third Year   For the third straight year, spending on K Street is down, with only a handful of industries spending more on lobbying in 2013 than they did in 2012.   Overall total spending on federal lobbying dropped 2.9 percent, from $3.31 billion […]


Warfare, Welfare, and Wonder Woman — How Congress Spends Your Money

  Source: http://the-free-foundation.org By Ron Paul Warfare, Welfare, and Wonder Woman — How Congress Spends Your Money   Supporters of warfare, welfare, and Wonder Woman cheered last week as Congress passed a one trillion dollar “omnibus” appropriation bill. This legislation funds the operations of government for the remainder of the fiscal year. Wonder Woman fans […]


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The GOP Establishment Ain’t What it Used to Be

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The GOP Establishment Ain’t What it Used to Be Tim Carney writes in the attached piece that the small government types have established beachheads in Washington DC. We have said that the Tea Party barbarians are at the gate and are now coming over the walls. Matt Kibbe has talked […]


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 […]

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  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino While economic freedom declines in the US, it rises across the globe     The wealth of nations has increased by astronomical amounts over the last 2 decades. Literally billions of people have been brought out of poverty thanks to economic freedom. It is as if once the Soviet […]