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Senator Mark Warner (D. VA) brought up a good point today: http://www.businessinsider.com/sequester-sequestration-senate-plan-mark-warner-2013-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 11:30 AM PST with 9 Recommends
As I was half watching last night's local news, talk breathlessly about the fiscal cliff, and the game of chicken being played by both sides. Something popped into my head. BRAC. BRAC as in the ...
by NeverThere
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 08:07 AM PST with 1 Recommend
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Political junkies view every national election through a prism of participation hope, win or lose perhaps the unique circumstances, issues and cultural flow of ...
by paradox
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 05:03 AM PST with 8 Recommends
He is speaking at a National Guard Association event. Both campaigns were to suspend campaigns today and pull negative ads. Romney didn't keep his word at the ...
by statsone
Comment Count 265 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 11:35 AM PDT with 296 Recommends
Paul Ryan's floor statement on passing the Budget Control Act: “The Budget Control Act represents a victory for those committed to controlling government spending and growing our economy." ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 01:08 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Well knock me over with a feather! Politico - David Koch breaks from GOP on gay marriage, taxes, defense cuts The 1980 vice presidential nominee for the socially liberal – but fiscally ...
by Isara
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 11:44 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Somebody is about to have his invitations to the Republican caucus lunches revoked . Maryland Rep. Roscoe Bartlett is not ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 10:49 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Well, isn't this generous of them. Defense contractors say they'd be perfectly willing to accept tax increases and entitlement cuts for others, as long as their bloated ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 07:34 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
You may have seen a movie called "Acts of Valor" that is currently showing in some theaters. I saw it yesterday. It was a good movie. Suspenseful, with riveting action virtually throughout. Many ...
by rgembry
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 04:49 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Today, Steven Aftergood reported in Secrecy News that the Congressional Research Service has called out Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on his ...
by Dana Liebelson
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 03, 2012 at 07:44 AM PST with 8 Recommends
U.S. Sen. ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 03:32 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Media lapdogs are marked by stenographic tendencies, sympathetic frames and a reliance on industry jargon. Politico's latest report about Congressional Republicans working to undo looming defense ...
by maxstanleybnf
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 10:26 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Five senators, John McCain (R-AZ), Jon Kyl (R-AZ.), ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 72 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 10:12 AM PST with 48 Recommends
The winner here has to be President Obama. With a ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 10:31 AM PST with 8 Recommends
House Republicans are pushing hard to ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 11:18 AM PST with 12 Recommends
With the SuperSpecialCommittee of Special Superness almost ready to announce their failure to reach agreement, major cuts to defense spending are becoming an increasingly likely reality. Even if an ...
by MWLoFiego
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 10:34 AM PST with 0 Recommends
So, what's the latest proposal from the Democrats on the Super Committee? WASHINGTON -- Under their latest proposal to the deficit reduction super committee, Democrats would agree to ...
by praenomen
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 08:41 PM PST with 21 Recommends
This should be a wake up call for all the deficit peacocks, Leon ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 10:59 AM PST with 46 Recommends
Defense Secretary Leon ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 220 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 08:17 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Here's another Republican blowing off the deficit . Yeah, the same ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 12:19 PM PDT with 35 Recommends