Posts Tagged ‘spending’

The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion Annually On War

The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion Annually On War Above Photo: Ran/Flickr In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak […]

Q3 GDP Beats Big As Consumer Spending Refuses To Drop

With Donald Trump tweeted shortly before today’s GDP print that it is “The Greatest Economy in American History!”… The Greatest Economy in American History! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 30, 2019 … speculation immediately emerged that the president was hinting at a stronger than expected GDP print. And sure enough, that’s precisely what happened […]

Superyachts and private jets: spending of corrupt super-rich revealed

The multimillion pound spending habits of corrupt members of the global super-rich – including 421 luxury homes, three superyachts, seven private jets as well as elite private school fees and even hovercraft – have been revealed in a groundbreaking analysis of more than 400 money laundering and corruption cases. Research by Transparency […]

Professor Finds $21 Trillion In Unauthorized Government Spending

The Facts: Greta Thunberg seems to have a good heart with good intentions, but she also seems to be a puppet for big business and powerful interests. Reflect On: Why don’t the victims of child trafficking and war in the Middle East receive a platform like Greta has received? Eva Bartlett spent years on the […]

Is Trump Backpedaling on 5G? No Federal Spending for R&D. Are All The Warnings Finally Sinking In?

October 16, 2019 By B.N. Frank American opposition to 5G increases every day.  Lawsuits continue to be filed against it (see 1, 2).  In February, the telecom industry provided congressional testimony that they have NO scientific evidence that 5G is safe.  Doctors and scientists say it isn’t (see 1, 2, 3, 4).  Engineers, environmentalists, meteorologists, […]

Amazon Workers Protest After Woman Fired for Spending Extra Hour With Dying Relative

By John Vibes Employees of an Amazon delivery location in Sacramento, California are protesting the company’s decision to fire a worker who missed an hour of work for a bedside vigil with her dying mother-in-law, even though she communicated with her managers and gave them advanced notice. Last week, other workers at the Sacramento delivery […]

The Great Cost And Myth Of U.S. Defense Spending

U.S. defense spending is out of control, severely undermining our ability to tackle climate change, infrastructure needs, health care, and other national challenges.  The mainstream media, particularly the New York Times and Washington Post, contribute to the problem of defense spending by understating the cost of defense. Journalists and pundits regularly refer to U.S. defense spending as greater […]

What Democratic presidential contenders are REALLY proposing: Quadrillions in new spending and debt

(Natural News) Have you ever heard of the numerical denomination of “quadrillion?” If you haven’t, it’s the equivalent of a 1 with 15 zeros. And if you’re talking about a monetary figure, something in the “quadrillion” range is so mind-blowingly astronomical as to be nearly impossible to imagine. And yet, if any […]

Bolton seeks fivefold rise in Japan’s spending on US military: Report

The administration of US President Donald Trump is reportedly seeking up to a fivefold increase in Japan’s spending on American military forces deployed to the Asian county. In talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Shotaro Yachi, the head of the National Security Council secretariat, last week US National Security Adviser John Bolton […]

Federal Debt Ceiling Reached as Federal Spending Rages

July 16, 2019 By Clint Siegner The federal government will soon run up against its self-imposed borrowing cap once again. Current estimates are for the government to max out its credit limit at a little over $22 trillion in early September. Congress goes on recess in August, so there is some pressure to address the […]

We are ‘probably the only great military power’ to reduce its defense spending, Putin says

“Russia is probably the only great military power that is reducing its defense spending,” the President pointed out. But despite doing so, the country not only manages to maintain nuclear parity, but to “surpass others by two or three steps.” DETAILS TO FOLLOW Source Article from Related Posts The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion […]

Ecuador confident that US won’t execute Assange, but what about spending 175yrs in prison, instead?

The Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry announced that no matter what happens to Assange, the UK has promised that it would not extradite him to a country that will kill him. The soothing statement was issued ahead of the first London court hearing to decide if the Wikileaks co-founder will be shipped off to the US in […]

PM Khan praises Pakistan military cut in defense spending amid financial crisis

   Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the DG of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor, announced the move. The Pakistan armed forces have decided a voluntary cut in the defence budget for a year in view of the financial crisis of the country, a move which Prime Minister Imran Khan has appreciated. It […]

Military Spending: The “Great Power Competition”

Researchers at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) have concluded that military spending is skyrocketing around the world. According to a report published by the institute in April, the world spent $1.8 trillion on military expenditure in 2018 (2.1 per cent of global GDP), which is 2.6 per cent higher than in 2017 and […]

The US locomotive of world military spending, by Manlio Dinucci

World military expenditure – according to the estimations by SIPRI, on 29 April [1] – exceeded 1,800 billion dollars in 2018, with a real-term increase of 76 % as compared with 1998. According to this estimation, the world spends approximately 3,5 million dollars every minute on weapons and armies. In first place we find the United […]

Why is Trump spending so much time MIGA?

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Criminal Probe Launched Into Trump Inauguration Spending, Donor Pay-To-Play Claims

The inaugural committee has publicly identified vendors accounting for $61 million of the $103 million it spent, and it hasn’t provided details on those expenses, according to tax filings. As a nonprofit organization, the fund is only required to make public its top five vendors. According to the ubiquitous ‘people familiar with the matter’, WSJ reports that […]

Republicans caving on spending … again?

Republicans caving on spending … again? By Campaign For Liberty House and Senate committees continue to work toward a resolution on a farm bill conference report. There is talk the bill may be added to the end-of-year Omnibus package in order to ensure majority support from Republican representatives who do not want their last act […]

Pentagon Fails First Audit, Neocons Demand More Spending

Pentagon Fails First Audit, Neocons Demand More Spending By rp_admin The Pentagon has finally completed its first ever audit and the results are as many of us expected. After spending nearly a billion dollars to find out what has happened to trillions in unaccounted-for spending, the long look through the books has concluded that only […]

Sheldon Adelson spending $100 million to keep control of U.S. policies on Israel

Sheldon and Miriam Adelson at a presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY on September 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Casino billionaire’s total contributions on behalf of Israel in 2016 & 2018 reported to surpass $100 million, possibly making him the largest single […]

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