The supercommittee shouldn’t have considered this unreasonable, unprincipled, and unfair cost-cutting plan.
Taxing Wall Street, corporations and the wealthy; taxing pollution and ending environmentally harmful subsidies; and cutting military spending to bring America back.
Even if sequestration cuts across all military programs, this sort of ham-handed approach is safely doable.
While the Supercommitee appears ready for failure, new report lays out reforms worth $824 billion per year – seven times the supercommittee’s mandate.
How to pay for the crisis while making our nation more equitable, green, and secure.
Any agreement that would come forth from the SuperCommittee will inevitably be disastrous for domestic social programs.
The Pentagon has too much hardware once thought necessary to defeat the Soviet Union.
The supercommittee’s members shouldn’t accept campaign contributions from lobbyists representing foreign governments or companies.
Windfalls from gambling in the Wall Street casino should be taxed at the same rate as wages.
No moneybags, no service.
Hearing on military spending, jobs, and the economy leaves out one side of the story, say experts.
The Pentagon is scrambling to protect its flank in these budget-cutting times.
Congress finally balks at feeding the exotic flowers in our national Giant Shop of Horrors: our nuclear weapons program.
Every campaign contribution to members of this powerful panel should be reported every single day.
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.