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This is the Real Threat to US and Its 'Gargantuan' Military Budget

War is a profitable business, they say, - so much so, it seems, that the US has placed it at the heart of its economy. This is why US politicians and military officials have claimed that Russia poses a threat to their nation and its allies, analyst Finian Cunningham asserted, adding that Washington's only real enemy is peace.

The Travails of Dannel Malloy

Once a progressive success story, the Connecticut governor has angered liberals locally and nationally with a budget that slashes spending and cuts state jobs.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

Last week, pro-life Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey approved a state budget that is sure to displease the nation’s biggest abortion business. As Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi Herrod explains to it will cut Planned Parenthood funding $200,000. Now, Ducey signed legislation Tuesday that s designed to make it easier to cut off abortion companies […]

NAR budget gets boost from rising agent and broker membership

WASHINGTON -- The National Association of Realtors got a budget boost from increased membership this year, benefiting from brokers and agents trying to get a piece of an improving housing market. NAR membership stood at 1.17 million at the end of April and is expected to hit the 1.2 million mark sometime this year...

Obama and Congress Are about to Go to War over War Funding

Daniel R. DePetris Politics, United States Republicans want to use OCO money to pay for extras in the regular budget. One of the most basic responsibilities of the U.S. government—if not the most basic—is providing for the national defense. Show More Summary

Air Force “burnt out”

Fox News reports that the Air Force is suffering so badly from budget and manpower cuts that Congress and the White House have accomplished that which our nation’s enemies have only dreamed about – the US Air Force has been nearly neutralized by politics and sequestration; Many of the Airmen reported feeing “burnt out” and […]

Sustaining America’s Military Might: The Devil Is In The Details

Gary Roughead U.S. Navy, Defense, National Security, Pentagon, Personnel, Budget, United States Our fixation on capability is squelching the discussion on capacity Today’s global security crystal ball is murky, but a safe assumptionShow More Summary

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff: Impeachment is a coup

Defiant president addresses nation after Senate suspends her for 180 days launching probe for breaking budget laws.

Brazilian lawmakers impeach nation's 1st female president

President Dilma Rousseff accused of using accounting tricks to hide large budget deficits

Pentagon Stirs Up Space Security Fears to Boost Weapons Budgets

Claims this week by a senior Pentagon official that Russia and China were developing new anti-satellite weapons was just a ploy to boost defense budgets and expensive programs, National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower William Binney told Sputnik.

Study: Clinton’s Agenda Won’t Add That Much To The National Debt…Really?

There’s a study from the Committee for A Responsible Federal Budget that analyzed Hillary Clinton’s agenda if she were elected president in...

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Budget That Will Defund Planned Parenthood, Cutting $200,000

Arizona lawmakers approved a state budget that is sure to displease the nation’s biggest abortion business and now pro-life Governor Doug Ducey has signed it into law. As Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi Herrod explains to it will cut Planned Parenthood funding $200,000: Lawmakers passed a budget that includes sensible legislation to strip […]

Conservative Guideposts for Fiscal Policy

Conservatives need a new budget strategy that emphasizes discretionary programs in basic research, education, infrastructure, economic-self-sufficiency and national security. In doing so, emphasis should be focused on funding contingent...Show More Summary

The ‘Fast & Furious 8’ Cast Let Loose In Cuba In New Set Video

Fast & Furious 8 aka Fast 8 has the distinction of being the second film and the first big budget movie given the green light to shoot in Cuba since the start of improved relations between the island nation and the United States. The...Show More Summary

Elsewhere in Science: Syrian scholars, management blunders, and more

Displaced Syrian academics … Australia’s science budget … Resettling research chimps … National Science Foundation management mistakes … The importance of infrastructure … Working Life

South Carolina Education Association’s Finances

By any objective measure, the South Carolina Education Association is NEA’s weakest state affiliate. The national union provides almost one-third of its annual budget and the establishment of an NEA trusteeship over the affiliate in 2010 did nothing to reverse its fortunes. SCEA has lost 49.3 percent of its membership in the last 20 years. […]

Must Read: Victoria Beckham on Her Spice Girls Clothing Budget, Karl Lagerfeld Taps Into Bridal Jewelry

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Friday. Victoria Beckham on Spice Girls... and her wardrobe budgetAt the Vogue 100 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Victoria Beckham revealed several things about her days as Posh Spice — including the fact that her microphone... Continue reading

Of Course: Press Blame Long Airport Lines on TSA ‘Budget Cuts’

Almost any time a government agency or program fails to perform, those involved complain that they don't have enough money to properly do their jobs. Unless the matter involves national defense, the press gullibly swallows their contentions. The Transportation Safety Administration is the latest case in point. Show More Summary

Digital Tools Enable Citizen Budgeting

By: Dr. Hollie Russon-Gilman, Beeck Center Fellow. Originally appeared on Brookings "Tech Tank" in 2016. The popular narrative in this election cycle is one of popular disillusionment and cynicism with government. Yet, this national narrative overlooks the power and energy of citizens coming together in their communities to solve problems. Show More Summary

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