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Complete Breakdown of GOP Spending Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown [5/1/17]

“No money for Trump’s wall, plus 6 other GOP issues missing from $1T spending bill” “Congressional negotiators have come up with a $1.07 trillion plan to keep the government running through the end of September – but there’s a lot … Continue reading

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Pentagon Tells N.A.T.O. Pay Your Way

“In an ultimatum to America’s allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told fellow NATO members Wednesday to increase military spending by year’s end or risk seeing the U.S. curtail its defense support” https://www.yahoo.com/news/pentagon-chief-mattis-makes-clear-us-committed-nato-135812034–politics.html That’s right. Pay up for your own military … Continue reading

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Saudi Royal Family spending while going broke

“Even as the Saudi government canceled a quarter of a trillion dollars’ worth of projects back home as part of a fiscal austerity program… Sustained low oil prices have strained the economy and forced questions about whether the family — … Continue reading

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Cleveland to spend $20 million on riot & security gear; Republican convention

“Cleveland and Philadelphia, which will host the convention, each received $50 million in federal money to cover the security costs associated with the conventions. Cleveland projects to spend $20 million of that on security equipment and supplies and $30 million … Continue reading

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“Americans spend more on taxes than food, clothing, housing combined”

“A tax advocacy group on Wednesday revealed that Americans spend more on taxes than their whole budget for food, clothing and housing…. Americans will pay $3.3 trillion in federal taxes and $1.6 trillion in state and local taxes, for a … Continue reading

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“Senate passes debt and spending hike in dead of night”

“Senate Republicans managed to… pass the new budget deal, granting President Obama yet another debt holiday, busting the budget caps and boosting spending some $80 billion over the next two years.“ http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/oct/30/senate-passes-debt-and-spending-hike-dead-night/ This is how our evil government works. They … Continue reading

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“U.S. debt headed toward Greek levels”

“United States’ projected debt over the next 25 years looks a lot like Greece’s over the past 25…. In 25 years, U.S. debt levels are projected to reach 156 percent of the economy, which Greece had in 2012. That projection … Continue reading

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