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department of homeland security

Did you realize that we spend 1.1 trillion dollars on the department of homeland security? I saw something on TV saying that DHS had grown larger than the U.S. Army and was likely to continue indefinitely using the logic that since we have not had a ...

Forum topic - joesxm2011 - Sep 14 2011 - 11:05am - 1 comment

What Do You Think Of The Circle Of Protection Group And It's Aims?

Information from the web site: What is the Circle of Protection? " In the face of historic deficits, the nation faces unavoidable choices about how to balance needs and resources and allocate burdens and sacrifices. These ...

Forum topic - Poet - Jul 28 2011 - 1:06am - 8 comments

Rand Paul - Maybe a step in the right direction?

Rand Paul unveils $500 billion in cuts http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0111/48178.html "Not to be outdone, Republican freshman Sen. Rand Paul introduced legislation Tuesday that seeks to cut $500 billion from government ...

Forum topic - MarkM - Jan 26 2011 - 9:08am - 5 comments

Governor Christie: "Time to Hold Hands and Jump Off the Cliff"

Mike Shedlock Link In an amazingly candid appraisal of the sorry state of affairs in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie laid it on the line in a speech to about 200 mayors at the New Jersey League of Municipalities. The speech is 24 minutes ...

Forum topic - tom. - Mar 2 2010 - 5:51pm - 6 comments

The real meaning of "leaving a legacy of debt for our children"

Not wanting to sound like an Andy Rooney curmudgeon, but failing miserably:  I have some thoughts to share. I have heard the phrase "we are leaving a legacy of debt for our children" at least a dozen times by various talking headst today. ...

Forum topic - docmims - Jun 15 2012 - 3:36am - 5 comments

America's Fiscal Collapse

DrKrbyLuv Note: Michel Chossudovsky puts a great perspective on our national cash flow:  (defense spending + bank bail-outs + interest on the national debt) = (the entire 2010 federal government revenue) ...

Forum topic - DrKrbyLuv - Apr 24 2009 - 12:15pm - 0 comments

Ex-Obama Aid Pick: "America Will Go Bankrupt"

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Even though he was almost a member of the new Obama administration, New Hampshire Republican Judd Gregg Sunday slammed President Obama’s approach to handling the country’s fiscal outlook. Watch: Gregg warns of ...

Forum topic - rci2145 - Mar 22 2009 - 12:49pm - 2 comments

Federal Budget Deficit

I'd like to ask a question about the US federal budget deficit.  I'm posting it in this section because I think it's an example of making a number appear not as bad as it really is. I've read in a lot of news articles recently ...

Forum topic - csstudent - Jan 8 2009 - 9:46am - 4 comments