Instead of firing teachers, closing libraries and senior centers, and cutting bus routes, let’s put the Pentagon on a diet.
With climate change making extreme weather the new normal, it’s prudent to do everything we can to protect our food supply.
The people who can least afford it are bearing the brunt of Washington’s austerity.
Our highways and bridges are decaying.
Let’s have a discussion about the benefits of pouring more and more money into wars.
How to pay for the crisis while making our nation more equitable, green, and secure.
The Pentagon has too much hardware once thought necessary to defeat the Soviet Union.
At last, we Americans are safe.
To make real, lasting improvements in our food system, we have to get to the root of the problem.
The Pentagon is scrambling to protect its flank in these budget-cutting times.
One county dared to stand up to the military-industrial complex. The complex has fought back.
The supercommittee seems unlikely to make substantial military cuts and instead quite likely to cut spending for the other agencies under the “security spending” umbrella, even though the Pentagon gets the lion’s share of that category’s funding.
On average, Uncle Sam spends nearly twice as much when the government outsources a job as it would if it just hired another “expensive” federal worker.
The trouble with this country is government largesse! Burp.
With too many Iraqi deaths and too many tax dollars, it’s still a “dumb war.”