Tagged: spending priorities
Obama should reject the conservative mantra that equates government and family spending.
Throwing money at the military doesn't buy us safety.
On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year.
Energy subsidies are obsolete, ineffective, and a huge waste of valuable public resources at a time when we are rummaging through the couch cushions to find loose change to pay for our ballooning deficits and debt.
Rep. Paul Ryan's trying to justify his abuse of the poor with religious lip service.
Today's graduates must change the world if they don't want to wind up flipping burgers.
The United States accounts for approximately 43 percent of all global military expenditures.
Lead poisoning is entirely preventable.
It's simply not time to hit the panic button.
If we want to build up a green manufacturing economy, we should directly invest in it, not plow more money into military spending.