Posts Tagged ‘spend’

Joe Biden: Record Heat in Portland Means We Must Spend More to Fight Climate Change

President Joe Biden expressed his alarm Tuesday over record high temperatures in Portland, promising to spend more money on “natural infrastructure” to fight climate change. The president spoke about the heatwave in the Pacific Northwest during a trip to Wisconsin to promote infrastructure spending, as temperatures skyrocketed above 100 degrees. “Anybody ever believe you’d turn […]

Crews spend 5th day atop shaky pile of collapsed concrete

“Every time there’s an action, there’s a reaction,” Miami-Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah said during a news conference. “It’s not an issue of we could just attach a couple of cords to a concrete boulder and lift it and call it a day.” Some of the concrete pieces are smaller, the size of basketballs […]

‘I’ll spend the rest of my life in prison’: John McAfee said he feared extradition to US days before death

Antivirus creator John McAfee said he feared spending the rest of his life in prison just days before he was found dead. The 75-year-old was found dead in a Barcelona prison cell on Wednesday, according to the Catalan justice department quoted by Reuters. A week earlier, McAfee testified to a Spanish court on 15 June […]

Biden Left Reeling After DHS ‘Legally Forced’ To Spend President Trump’s Border Wall Money

Biden was left reeling after Homeland Security officials broke the news on Friday that they are “legally required” to spend billions of dollars on Trump’s Mexican border wall construction. Billions of dollars in Defense Department money President Trump had diverted toward the wall have already been canceled and returned to the Pentagon, but the Department of Homeland […]

Feds Spend $3 Billion More on Vaccine Hesitancy Ads as VAERS Death Reports Surpass 5,000

(Support Free Thought) – By Matt Agorist Since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year ago, the US government has poured billions of your tax dollars into the vaccine program. More than $9 billion of your tax dollars were given to vaccine companies for research and $22 billion of your tax dollars were then used to […]

Newly Elected Representative Pledges To Spend Every Minute Fighting To Get Reelected

Newly Elected Representative Pledges To Spend Every Minute Fighting To Get Reelected TOWNSVILLEBURG, U.S.—Speaking before a group of loyal supporters who seriously believe an individual politician can really make a difference for their small town, a newly elected representative pledged that he would spend every minute fighting to get reelected. Voice wavering, the candidate vowed, […]

Report: Biden Infrastructure Plan to Spend $4 Trillion, Increase Taxes by $3 Trillion

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan may include $4 trillion in spending and $3 trillion in increased taxes, according to a report released Monday. The Washington Post reported that Biden’s infrastructure plan might include $4 trillion in new spending and $3 trillion in tax increases. Members of the White House Economic Council reportedly remain worried about the […]

NHS hospitals spend £2m on gagging orders preventing staff speaking out

Hospitals have spent £2 million on more than 50 gagging orders preventing staff speaking out, a Freedom of Information Act request has revealed. Tory MP Steve Barclay, who obtained the figures, accused NHS chief Sir David Nicholson of either failing to ask questions about the orders or being “complicit in a cover-up”. Sir David will […]

Israel to spend millions to promote COVID vaccine as demand slows

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Kremlin critic Navalny to spend two years and eight months in jail

 A Russian court jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday in a ruling which the opposition politician blamed on what he called President Vladimir Putin’s hatred and fear of him. The Moscow court handed Navalny a three-and-a-half-year sentence but his lawyer said the anti-corruption blogger would serve only two years and eight months in jail because […]

Warren: ‘Not Going to Spend Much More Time’ Trying for Bipartisan Support on COVID Relief

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Cross Connection,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stated that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will either have to “step up and join us,” on COVID relief, “or we’re going to call his bluff. Me, I’m already at that point.” And that “if Republicans aren’t going to come, we’re not going […]

Admin’s first signals show Biden will spend no political capital on Palestine

The new Joe Biden administration has begun issuing policy statements about the Middle East and the clear signs are that it will do nothing to try to revive the so-called peace process, and it’s not going to try all that hard on the Iran deal either. Biden obviously has a lot on his plate. But […]

Biden will spend no political capital on Palestine, Iran deal

Biden administration’s first signals on the Middle East The new Joe Biden administration has begun issuing policy statements about the Middle East and the clear signs are that it will do nothing to try to revive the so-called peace process, and it’s not going to try all that hard on the Iran deal either. Biden […]

Kids at Israeli Bedouin school are learning how to spend the day without water

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Perdue: ‘Who Would Believe That You Could Spend a Half-a-Billion Dollars in Two Senate Seats in One State?’

During this week’s broadcast of FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), who is in the middle of a heated re-election bid against Democrat opponent Jon Ossoff, criticized outside money from beyond Georgia funding his opponent to change the country economically and socially. Perdue remarked his race had become a national race and said […]

Italy to reveal how it’ll spend €209bn of EU coronavirus recovery cash

When EU leaders agreed back in July on a €750 billion fund to support the bloc’s economic recovery from coronavirus, Italy obtained the largest share. But before it gives any money to Rome, Brussels wants to know how the country’s proposing to spend it. Italy will today present a plan it intends to submit to […]

Iranian Christian Released From Prison, But Must Spend Two Years in Internal Exile

(Article18) — Iranian Christian convert Mohammadreza (Youhan) Omidi has been released from prison after completing his reduced two-year sentence for “acting against national security by organizing house-churches and promoting ‘Zionist’ Christianity.” Youhan, who is 47 years old, was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison at lunchtime today, and will tomorrow travel home to the northern city […]

They don’t miss a trick: Bill would spend Palestinian taxes on israeli families

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman attends the Herzliya Conference in Herzliya, Israel, May 10, 2018. An Israeli bill would divert some of the revenue that Israel is obligated to hand over to the Palestinian Authority, to stay in Israel. This revenue is earmarked for social welfare payments to families of Palestinians captured, injured, or killed […]

Norway Will Spend $13 Million to Upgrade Its Doomsday Seed Vault

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Canadian Military to spend $170,000 so leaders can see what it’s like to be stoned on marijuana

The Canadian Forces is buying kits that will let its leaders experience what it’s like to be stoned on marijuana. The “marijuana simulation kits” will include “marijuana impairment goggles,” among other items. The Canadian Forces wants to acquire 26 of the kits by April 30 or sooner if possible. “The […]

How Workers Would Spend Corporate Tax Cut

How Workers Would Spend Corporate Tax Cut Above Photo: Having a bullhorn is nice, but workers need more to elevate their voices. AP Photo/David Goldman) NOTE: This article contains interesting data on the trend in union membership and workers’ priorities. We believe that workers should have a greater voice in the workplace, rather than hoping that […]

St. Paul Companies Spend Tax Breaks On Super Bowl Sponsorships

St. Paul Companies Spend Tax Breaks On Super Bowl Sponsorships Above Photo: Union Advocate WITH MORE THAN a million people headed to the Twin Cities over the next 10 days for the Super Bowl, local corporations, St. Paul school district officials, and civic leaders are bracing for what may be a public relations nightmare: the first teachers strike in […]

Disgraced New Jersey Cop to Spend 10 Years in Prison for Tipping Off Gangs

New Jersey – A former Asbury Park police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in state prison for his role in a criminal organization that prosecutors say terrorized the city. A jury in September found Keith German, 49, guilty of three counts of official misconduct, including hindering the apprehension of gang members, conspiracy to […]

Un-Merry Christmas: The Perverse Incentives to Over-Consume and Over-Spend

Isn’t it obvious that if we set out to design the most perverse, toxic and doomed system possible, we’d end up with the Keynesian Cargo Cult’s insane permanent growth/Landfill Economy?   Few topics are off-limits nowadays: the personal and private are now splashed everywhere for all to see. One topic is […]

In 2018 The US Gov’t Will Spend Nearly $2 Billion a Day — Solely on WAR

TFTP| The price tag on the latest National Defense Authorization Act is $700 billion, which will cost American taxpayers nearly $2 billion every day in 2018. While the United States Congress has struggled to pass legislation governing taxes and healthcare, it had no problem uniting on the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) —a bill […]

US To Spend Over $200 Million Building Air Bases To Counter ‘Russian Aggression’

The US has allocated $214 million to build and upgrade airfields, training sites and other military structures in an unprecedented military buildup in Eastern and Northern Europe aimed at countering “Russian aggression” The huge military buildup close to Russia’s borders, as well as in Iceland and Norway, is part of the $4.6 billion European Deterrence […]

Blindfolded Palestinian boy surrounded by Israeli soldiers may spend 20 years in prison

The Palestinian boy at centre of powerful photograph in which he has been blindfolded and surrounded by 22 Israeli soldiers marching him to prison is to face charges over throwing stones. Sixteen-year-old Fawzi al-Junaidi was photographed on 7 December during protests in the occupied West Bank city of Al-Khalil over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise the Palestinian […]

Canada to spend $145 Million to compensate public servants who were victims of past LGBTQ discrimination

     The federal government will spend $145-million to compensate thousands of people who were purged from the public service because they were gay or lesbian, the largest financial commitment by any national government for past wrongs committed against sexual minorities. The level of compensation for individuals will be determined by an adjudicator based on the […]

What on earth is going on, don’t we have better things to spend money on? Britain Draws Up Battle Plan for North Korea War

Britain Draws Up Battle Plan for North Korea War Officials Plan to Deploy Large Number of Ships to Korean Peninsula If the United States attacks North Korea, Britain is expecting to be quickly sucked into the conflict. This has UK military officials drafting plans for how they would react to the American attack. “We have […]

Lebanon and the region: Obtaining victories and the race to spend them لبنان والمنطقة: هضم الانتصارات والتسابق على صرفها

Lebanon and the region: Obtaining victories and the race to spend them سبتمبر 28, 2017 Written by Nasser Kandil, The parties give themselves some of the glamour of the victories of their allies, they use them to behave from a position of force, so this puts them in a state of emotions rashness, racing, competition, […]

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