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

Put It in Perspective!

Wow! This is powerful! Check out this short video (flash) [link removed because no longer active] about the budget priorities and possible solutions. The movie, hosted by Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerrys Ice Cream) is short, clear, and (after you get past the shock of the information presented) easy to comprehend. As I said, it’s powerful. The video, and… Continue reading