Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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 ...
Ariana Huffington - Huffington Post
See if you can identify the bleeding heart liberal who said this:
Rady Ananda - Practical Populism
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.
- 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
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.
- PBS Bill Moyers Journal
In his closing essay this week Bill Moyers talks about Binghamton, New York's Mayor Matt Ryan and his effort to make manifest the costs of war to his town and its citizens. The mayor has installed a "cost of war" clock that keeps a running tab of how much in ...
- ABC News:Politics
Dan Froomkin - Huffington Post
How many tax dollars from your community have gone to fund the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? And how else could that money have been spent? The National Priorities Project helps you figure that out quite easily, with its Cost of War web site. It shows you the total amount ...