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Intelligence 'Black Budget' Cost Taxpayers $54.6 Billion in 2011
The War On Soft Power
2011 Budget Battle: Obama Wins While Democrats Lose
Berkeley writer, retired Silicon Valley executive
Although both sides claimed victory after agreeing on a 2011 Federal budget minutes before the April 8th deadline, it was a smashing win for Republicans and a huge loss for Democrats.
Harry Reid: Boehner Afraid Of Tea Party
WATCH: HuffPost's Ryan Grim Talks The Government Shutdown Blame Game
Democrats Warm To GOP's Short-Term Budget Cuts
The GOP's Declaration of War
Environmental newspaper columnist
GOP lawmakers are using their version of the 2011 budget extension proposal to strip the federal government of virtually all its capacity to regulate public health threats and environmental abuse.
Howard Fineman: 'Republican Leaders In The House May Have Outsmarted Themselves' On Budget
The Obama Press Conference In Five Minutes
Did you miss today's surprise White House presser between President Barack Obama and the White House press corps? Because it ended up being an essential part of Budget Kabuki Week.
Budget Season Overview
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
Democrats in the last Congress could have passed the 2011 budget, but they did not. They punted, leaving the door open for Republicans to do what they will with the budget for both this year
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Obama Goes Back To The Future To Sell His Budget
Today, on Budget Kabuki Day, President Barack Obama twice referred to the level of discretionary spending in his proposed budget for fiscal 2012 as the "lowest share of the economy since Dwight Eisenhower was president."
First-Person Politician: Video Game Politics and the Battle of the Budgets
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host, The Zero Hour; Sr. Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
Part of a leader's job is to challenge popular illusions, not reinforce them. The fate of Democrats is sealed if they lose touch with a reality that's shared by the millions of Americans who are impoverished or jobless. For them, this isn't a game.
Open Letter to the President and Congress: Do not cut 'Save America's Treasures'
The official projects of Save America's Treasures tell our nation's story; these projects illustrate our past and give us a foundational understanding of who we are as a people.
The Yemen Challenge
Nicholas van Praag
Communications Manager, World Development Report 2011, the Wor...
Yemen is in trouble. A worrying mix of security-related and economic crises has the potential to destabilize the country.
Has Obama Created A Social Security 'Death Panel'?
The Bomb in Obama's Budget
Senior Adviser, Drum Major Institute for Public Policy
Obama has stated that job creation and economic recovery are his administration's short-term priorities. His 2011 budget, however, fails to offset lost growth potential, higher unemployment, and service cuts at the local level.
The President's 2011 Budget Priorities: Cut Poverty and Promote Opportunity
Directory of Policy Reform and Advocacy, Annie E. Casey Founda...
What's most remarkable about the president's budget proposal is that low-income kids and families stand out as a clear priority.
White House To 'Rebalance' Relationship Between Government And Contractors
Obama Budget Unexpectedly Bolsters War On Drugs
"Space Taxis" May Replace NASA Moon Missions
Afghanistan War Shapes Engorged Defense Budget While Domestic Programs Freeze
Unabashed nerd, unrepentant pacifist, ragey writer about imper...
War spending is exempt from the president's proposed spending freeze, despite President Obama's statement at West Point that, "we can't simply afford to ignore the price of these wars."
Obama's 2011 budget: what's in it for the clean energy sector
President, Spake Media House
Obama's Budget Includes $237 Million For Thomson Correctional Center
War Spending Surges In Obama's Budget
Obama To Propose $3.8 Trillion 2011 Budget
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