There is a lot of hype around the showdown over sequestration or the across the board cuts in the federal budget. The worst fear mongering is about the impact on the Pentagon budget. The New York Times editorial today said, “Some of this is plainly hype. Both […]
Sequester This! One Weapons Contractor Has a “Defense Backlog” Bigger Than the Entire Military Budgets of All But Two Countries! Let’s Pull the Pork from the Pentagon!
The “sequester” — automatic across-the-board federal government spending cuts that appears to be inevitable come March 1 — will hurt domestic discretionary spending very badly, so the poorest, youngest, oldest, weakest and sickest Americans’ plight will be significantly worse. According to the White House, 70,000 children of […]
When Congress came to a deal over the budget negotiations earlier this month, they finally agreed to make the top 1% pay their fair share. It was a huge victory, but noticeably absent from the deal was what to do with the $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts. […]
One of the best ways to reduce the deficit is to put people back to work. It’s time to invest in our people, and our communities. Let’s create stable jobs at living wages, rehabilitate our nation’s infrastructure and invest in programs that serve the needs of people and […]
We Won’t Be “Fiscal Stiffed!” No Deal! More information and resources for letters to the editor and op-eds
You’ve called the White House (202-456-1111) and Congress (866-426-2631) and told them “No Deal!” loud and proud, yes? No get your friends, family and colleagues to call too! Okay, here is more information and resources, especially for writing letters to the editor or op-eds. We at […]