Archive for April 8th, 2011

by lizard

Obama addressed the nation tonight in the blue room, where he directed America to gaze out the window behind him at the Washington Monument, and after some lofty e pluribus unum rheotric, he proudly declared that the deal reached will amount to (supposedly) the largest annual cut in spending ever, at 39 billion dollars. For those who would have been directly hurt by a shutdown, this is good news.

But this post isn’t about what cuts were agreed to tonight. It’s about what never gets cut: war spending. Continue Reading »

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