Identifying Eight Trillion Dollars in U. S. Federal Savings and Revenue Increases: 23 Ways to Help Balance the U. S. Federal Budget

By Skip Robinson Ph.D. The U. S. Congressional Supercommittee fell from the sky in flames. (Not that it was any great surprise.) It could not reach its goal to manage a bipartisan agreement for $1.2 trillion or more in new revenues and cuts – which could have significantly begun to flag the lowering of the […]

Tax breaks for the rich v. Budget Cuts for the poor: Wisconsin

By Donna Cooper | February 22, 2011 House leaders are unfortunately restricting their proposed budget cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 to nonsecurity discretionary spending in an attempt to tame a $1.3 trillion deficit. This approach is especially shortsighted since the Federal Treasury loses twice as much revenue due to tax breaks than […]

The nuclear bomb coming with your electric bill

Aletho News | February 25, 2010 Obama’s provision of $54 billion in loan guarantees to the nuclear industry will cost Americans much more than the probable 50% default rate that the Congressional Budget Office anticipates. While the federal government will guarantee the profits of investors, rate payers will suffer the inevitable rate hikes. Higher electric […]

Democrats pass health care bill in the middle of the night

This is really insane. I cannot believe that we have gotten this far with the propaganda in this country. People, this bill provides no new insurer into the market place, yet forces people to buy insurance. How is this a good thing? The original program was to create a public option that was supposed to […]