Tagged: spending priorities
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."
The last thing we need is an all-powerful congressional committee allowed to make crucial spending decisions without the scrutiny of an engaged citizenry and press.