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The Politics Of Unemployment As It Turns Out: 05/03/2010

Marylin Olds - Kingston Community News

We all know someone who is out of work. If you don't, then drop by the local food banks or St. Olaf's on St. Vincent's utility bill aid days or the unemployment office.


Its Time To Rethink The Cost Of Wars: 05/01/2010

Tracy Emblem - PDA

The National Priorities Project estimates that it cost the U.S. taxpayers $1.05 trillion dollars to fund the Iraq and Afghanistan wars through the end of Fiscal Year 2010. In March, the administration appeared again on Capital Hill to ask for another $33 billion to support the "surge" in Afghanistan.


High-Speed Rail A National Security Priority: 04/30/2010

Paul Scaglia - CT Post

By Paul Scaglia


Bloomfield Public Square: Dialogue For The 21st Century: 04/29/2010

Jane Califf - NorthJersey.com

Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is so fed up with all the painful budget cuts he has to implement that he has embarked on a very unusual project that he introduced at a press conference April 14.


Unmanned Space Plane Opening Door To Space Weaponization: 04/22/2010

Charles Cooper - CBS News

After a decade of development work, the Air Force is finally ready to launch its secret space plane, the unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle from Cape Canaveral.The craft is expected to spend up to nine months in orbit and will re-enter Earth on autopilot. It will land like an airplane ...


Guns Vs. Butter 2010 : 04/22/2010

Ariana Huffington - Huffington Post

See if you can identify the bleeding heart liberal who said this:


2010 Us Spending Priorities: 58% To Military: 04/21/2010

Rady Ananda - Practical Populism


Air Force To Launch X-37 Space Plane: Precursor To War In Orbit?: 04/20/2010

Gordon Lubold - Christian Science Moniter

lear, sunny skies are forecast for Cape Canaveral Wednesday, perfect weather for the launch of a new unmanned spacecraft and the dawn of an era. Just don't expect the Air Force to tell you what that new era is.


A Demand Grows In Brooklyn: Fund Kids, Not Bombs: 04/18/2010

- Brooklyn Technical High School

Community residents filled the library at Brooklyn Tech High School Tuesday night to hear Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, speak on budget cuts, the federal budget and war spending


Local Budgets And War Spending: A Reflection For Tax Day, April 15: 04/17/2010

H. Patricia Hynes - OpEdNews

From every corner of America urban, suburban and rural the news of shrinking budgets and slashed community services sounds forth like a tragic Greek chorus.