Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: taxpayer money

How taxpayers covered a $1,000 liquor bill for Trump staffers (and...

A top-shelf, closed-door drinking session. $546-a-night hotel rooms. A special government credit card for Mar-a-Lago. Taxpayers foot the costs – and the president profits.

Trump’s travel expenses already astronomical for taxpayers

Taxpayers also pay for protecting First Lady Melania Trump, who has decided to continue to live New York, as well as protection for Trump’s other family members when they travel.

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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

Nuclear fusion won’t save the climate

But it might blow up the world.

‘Just the next step’ toward justice for Tyre Nichols: Memphis police shutter SCORPION unit

Attorneys for Nichols' family called the move "appropriate and proportional" in response to his death and urged other cities to follow suit but also stressed that "misconduct is not restricted to these specialty units."
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.