About That Budget Deficit…

A little compare and contrast from @_Capitalism_: “I am capitalism and the U.S. has 450 billionaires and 7 million homeless people, living side by side with equal dignity.” Oh, but all of those homeless people are druggies, prostitutes and other forms of filth who are getting what is coming to them. Sorry, I forgot.  My bad. And another point of… Continue reading

Tax Day: Pay Your War Bills

Have you paid your War Bills yet? You have until midnight!  Maybe this will help you put things in better perspective: Meanwhile, the military share of the budget works out to about $1.6 trillion. That figure includes the Pentagon budget request of $708 billion, plus an estimated $200 billion in supplemental funding, called “overseas contingency funding” in euphemistic White House-speak),… Continue reading

The People Need to Take Back the US Budget!

The politicians have wrecked our spending priorities. In my humble opinion, we need to reduce our spending on the military and absurd NASA projects (like a space station on the moon or on Mars) that probably more serve the military than anything else, and get back to the huge domestic issues (education, health care, etc.) that have remained utterly neglected… Continue reading