Tag Archives : spending


war

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 […]


The Red Cross CEO Has Been Serially Misleading About Where Donors’ Dollars Are Going

    The Red Cross CEO Has Been Serially Misleading About Where Donors’ Dollars Are Going By Jesse Eisinger and Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Laura Sullivan, NPR, Dec. 4, 2014, 8:23 a.m. This story was co-produced with NPR. The American Red Cross regularly touts how responsible it is with donors’ money. “We’re very proud of […]

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Retail Apocalypse

The Retail Apocalypse Accelerates: Collapsing Holiday Sales Are A Signal That A Recession Is Coming

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog   The Retail Apocalypse Accelerates: Collapsing Holiday Sales Are A Signal That A Recession Is Coming   Retail sales during the four day Thanksgiving weekend were down a whopping 11 percent from last year.  This is a “make or break” time of the year for many retailers, and if […]