Delegates from the top pork-producing state in the nation are without bacon at the DNC
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As someone who has been a professional shopper for decades, I can share this secret: Nothing thrills me more than finding a bargain. Yes, I have been privileged to review the runway shows for national magazines and to weigh in on which...Show More Summary
I now support reparations for slavery, provided they take the following form: 1. We should budget about $4 trillion for reparations. While this seems like a colossal amount, it would only add about about 20 percent to our national debt. Show More Summary
History is full of cities and nations that refused to balance budgets, cut back on spending, and live within their means.
A first of its kind shows that we think parks are worth $92 billion...but the budget is just $3 billion.
Post-Brexit UK economy, which has been forecasted to decline, will lead to a shrinking defense budget, parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy said in its report Sunday.
So the peckerwoods at the Arizona legislature did what they said they were going to do last year when the state budget was in shambles: On Friday, Arizona became the most stringent state in the nation for aid to poor families raising...Show More Summary
The U.S. military’s marching band budget is almost three times as large as the annual sum being allocated to the National Endowment for the Arts. That’s $437 million dollars going to renditions of the Star-Spangled Banner and an Air Force rock band called Max Impact. Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will exhaust its Reserve Fund next year and also spend 783 billion rubles ($12.2 billion) from the National Wealth Fund to cover the budget deficit, according to a proposal submitted by the Finance Ministry for consideration by the government. Show More Summary
Lost somewhere between fluff and nonsense: The General Assembly’s latest contribution to that effort, a 2016-17 state budget, will continue to make North Carolina a national leader in conservative reform. It cuts taxes for virtuallyShow More Summary
President Barack Obama has long insisted that force alone can’t resolve America’s toughest challenges abroad. But if budgets are a window into a nation’s priorities, the U.S. values its soldiers far more than its diplomats. For fiscal 2016, the Pentagon has had nearly $600 billion at its disposal. Show More Summary
A scathing new report by a budget watchdog group warns that neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Rodham Clinton, the presumptive Republican and Democratic presidential nominees, is serious about addressing the long-term debt now on target...Show More Summary
Fireworks: they're literally part of our national anthem (technically it's "bombs," but that's hard on a town budget), but they're damn difficult to photograph. Everything's dark one second and bright the next, and it's all moving. All you end up with is blurry nonsense and regret that you didn't just watch the fireworks. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Washington study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the coming decade, mostly because of his ambitious and expensive tax cuts. By contrast,...Show More Summary
Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, appeared on Face the Nation on Sunday to preview her group’s report. Essentially she warns neither candidate is serious about the debt, but Donald Trump is a whole lot worse. He would add a total of $20T more in debt over the next ten years: […]
A new study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the coming decade, mostly because of expensive tax cuts. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget also says...Show More Summary
Pick any scale you like – state, national, global – and a good argument can be made that this is going to be a fascinating week to watch the intersection of policy and politics in California. Good morning from the state capital, I’m Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers. While we could easily begin...
Donald Trump’s policy agenda would quickly push the national debt to its highest level in history, according to a new report. The analysis, which the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget published Sunday evening, represents...Show More Summary
A budget is a statement of priorities and values. In a political community, a budget also prioritizes the interests of some individuals and groups over those of others. For example, the city of Chicago has spent more than $ 500 million since 2014 in literal blood money for the victims of police brutality. Show More Summary