Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag: budget

Boondoggle, Inc.

Making sense of the $1.25 trillion national security state budget.

House Democrats allocate $50 million to study gun violence

While funding for this type of study hasn't been allocated in more than two decades, gun violence prevention organizations and doctors' groups have sought this money to address gun violence.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit

It’s not social spending that’s causing the federal deficit to soar. It’s Republican tax cuts, especially on corporations and the wealthy.

Trump budget for renewables slashed 70% under former Koch insider’s leadership

As for his old employers, the American Energy Alliance gave a full-throated endorsement of the Trump budget.

Bernie slams Trump’s absurd 2020 budget proposal

“This is a budget for the military industrial complex, for corporate CEOs, for Wall Street and for the billionaire class. It is dead on arrival. "

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

U.S. withdraws from Human Rights Council, Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, first ladies unite against family separation at the border, and more.

THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The biggest economic problem you’re hearing almost...

There’s only one answer: It is time to revive antitrust.

If hell had a budget: The GOP breaks the ten commandments

This budget seemed strikingly in sync with the hellish weather gripping Washington.

How not to make the budget balance on the backs of...

Limiting deductions and exclusions would be rational, fiscally responsible, and fair.

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Just hours before Trump unleashed more racist attacks at rally, 137 house Democrats joined...

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and...

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

“We are what America looks like”: The trials of ‘the Squad’

“Our squad is big. Our squad includes any person committed to building a more equitable and just world and that is the...

Planet of the surreal

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet --...