Posts Tagged ‘spent’

Lebanon Protests: Ex-PM Questioned Over How $11 Billion Was Spent

By Staff, Agencies Former Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora was questioned by a state prosecutor on Thursday over how $11 billion in state funds was spent while he was in power. His office, however, issued a statement claiming the spending was entirely legal. It was the first time a former Lebanese prime minister had been […]

For The Second Consecutive Quarter, This Is What Americans Spent The Most Money On

As we reported earlier, Q3 GDP printed far stronger than expected, with US households going on an all-out spending spree and at 1.93%, or contributing 100% of the bottom line 1.93% GDP print, personal consumption soared an annualized 2.9%, far stronger than expected.   So, as we always do, we decided to take a look […]

Americans Spent More on Taxes in 2018 Than on Food, Clothing and Health Care Combined

Americans on average spent more on taxes in 2018 than they did on the basic necessities of food, clothing and health care combined, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expenditure Survey. The survey’s recently published Table R-1 for 2018 lists the average “detailed expenditures” of what the BLS calls “consumer units.”  […]

Businesses spent some $19 billion on R&D in 2017 — report

Israel’s business expenditure on research and development totaled NIS 66.5 billion ($19 billion) in 2017, according to data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics. Out of that amount, NIS 5.2 billion spent on R&D that year came from government sources, according to the data, and some NIS 10.2 billion came from VC funding and […]

Prince Andrew Spent a WEEK at Epstein’s Home AFTER Child Sex Arrest

Prince Andrew spent nearly a week at Jeffrey Epstein’s New York mansion two years after he was convicted of having sex with a child. According to an investigation by The Mail on Sunday, the Duke of York’s attempts to downplay his longterm friendship with the child sex offender contradicts evidence suggesting he knew of Epstein’s […]

Telecom Lobbying: $80M in 2018 and $1.2B Since 1998. Details On Who Spent How Much and Why This Matters

August 24, 2019 By B.N. Frank Lobbyists have a bad name for good reason.  Activist Post has reported before about telecom and tech companies spending beaucoup bucks to sway elected officials and government employees to force the installation of risky technology – including utility “Smart” Meters and 5G – in communities across the U.S. (see […]

Epstein Reportedly Spent Time Alone With Attractive Young Woman In Private Prison Room

Epstein Reportedly Spent Time Alone With Attractive Young Woman In Private Prison Room Source Article from Related Posts Young Conservative Dutch Generation Rejects Radical, Destructive Judeo-Liberalism Of Parents Young Dutch people in their 20s and 30s are far more conservative when it comes Over 30% of Prostitutes In Paris’ Muslim ‘No-Go Zones’ Are Children […]

Epstein Spent Hours Locked in Private Room With Young Female Visitor Before His Death

By Emma Fiala An attorney who had visited Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) said Jeffrey Epstein spent at least two hours alone in a private room with a young woman the day after he was reportedly taken off of suicide watch. The private room is reserved for inmates and their attorneys. According to Forbes, the attorney, […]

I Spent 16 Months In Solitary Confinement And Now I’m Fighting To End It

I Spent 16 Months In Solitary Confinement And Now I’m Fighting To End It Above Photo: From I was just 17 years old when I was sent to solitary confinement in “Camp J,” one of the most severe lockdown units at one of America’s most brutal prisons, the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. I […]

Germany spent record €23 BILLION on refugees and migrants in 2018 – report

Describing the circumstances as “extraordinary,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel rolled out the welcome mat to over a million migrants in 2015, at the height of the Syrian refugee crisis. Although arrivals have dropped sharply since then, the German government’s spending has not. The federal government spent €23 billion on integrating those migrants in Germany and […]

U.S. Government Spent Over $500m on Fake Al-Qaeda Propaganda Videos that Tracked Location of Viewers

My guess is that even I would be shocked if we knew the extent of America’s ongoing PSYOP with regard to media. Via: Independent: A former contractor for a UK-based public relations firm says that the Pentagon paid more than half a billion dollars for the production and dissemination of fake Al-Qaeda […]


DID YOU KNOW the NAZI JEW BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY spent YOUR TAXES building ZEPPELIN BOMBERS to BOMB BRITISH PEOPLE in the slums of London and Kent? I’ll say that again – the British royal family financed the Zeppelein Bombers, which they built on their country estate at GOTHA in Germany – and flew them over […]

Obama Spent Record-Breaking $36M to Stonewall Journalists

The Obama administration in its final year spent a whopping $36.2 million to stonewall journalists seeking information.  According to an Associated Press analysis of new U.S. data, Obama’s team spent the money on legal costs defending its refusal to turn over federal records under the Freedom of Information Act. reports: For a second consecutive year, […]

Scandal: Impoverished UK Labour-run Islington Council spent £136,000 to stop pro-Palestinian musician from playing at local concert

Gilad Atzmon writes: The corrupt Labour-run Islington Council has disclosed that it spent the staggering sum of £136,000 (one hundred and thirty-six thousand pounds, or $178,000) on legal fees in its efforts to stop me from playing the saxophone with the Blockheads at a Christmas concert. Islington Labour Council claims to be impoverished and, as […]

Audit Finds Government Spent $14 Million in Taxpayer Funds—to Hire 2 Border Patrol Agents (So Far)

By Daniel J. Mitchell What’s the most inefficient and wasteful part of the federal government? It’s impossible to answer that question without greater detail. Are we supposed to identify the worst cabinet-level department? If that’s the case, then bureaucracies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Department of Education would be high on the list. Or are […]

U.S. Has Spent Nearly $6 Trillion on War Since 9/11

U.S. Has Spent Nearly $6 Trillion on War Since 9/11 November 14th, 2018 WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is […]

As the US Spent $1.5 Million a Day to “Fight” Afghan Heroin Production, Heroin Output Quadrupled

(SCF) On November 5 yet another US soldier was killed by a member of Afghanistan’s military forces, as the country continues to be wracked by violence in its seventeenth year of war. Donald Rumsfeld was US Secretary for Defence from 2001 to 2006 under President George W Bush. They, along with other psychotic figures such […]

Catholic Church Spent $2+ Million Lobbying to Block Child Sex Laws

The Catholic Church was caught lobbying against “The Child Victims Act” which would have helped victims of sex abuse more easily seek justice. by John Vibes In light of the growing pedophilia and sexual assault scandal rocking the Catholic Church, it is important to remember that not very long ago the organization was found paying […]

Catholic Church Found to Have Spent Over $2 Million Lobbying To Block Child Sex Laws

By John Vibes In light of the growing pedophilia and sexual assault scandal rocking the Catholic Church, it is important to remember that not very long ago the organization was found paying off a lobbying firm to block bills related to sex crimes against children. In 2015, the New York State Catholic Conference, contracted the lobbying groups, Wilson […]

"It’s All Gone" – New Jersey Couple Spent Homeless Vet’s $400k GoFundMe Cash

Just days after a judge ordered a Jersey couple’s assets frozen after they raised over $400,000 for a homeless veteran (who had shown them considerable kindness) to get his life back together and failed to give him the money, the case took the worst possible turn. Last October, Bobbitt came across Kate […]

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