U.S. Budget and Deficit

5 Disaster Scenarios That Would Help Clinton Lose The 2016 Election (VIDEO)

5 Disaster Scenarios That Would Help Clinton Lose The 2016 Election (VIDEO)

Anthony Zurcher, the North America reporter for the BBC recently wrote an article summing up the nightmare scenarios that could ruin Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton this November. His reasons were broad, informative, and intelligent. However, he wrote that article five months ago. We are now two months away from the one of the ugliest presidential […]

Trump Economic Plan Revealed And It’s As Dumb As You’d Expect (VIDEO)

Trump Economic Plan Revealed And It’s As Dumb As You’d Expect (VIDEO)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is trying to sell himself as a shrewd business genius. He promises to be the “greatest jobs President that God ever created.” Swearing that he will return jobs to the United States, the man whose suits are made in Indonesia says that he will fix all of America’s economic problems. […]

Dallas Morning News Minces No Words As They SHRED Trump (VIDEO)

Dallas Morning News Minces No Words As They SHRED Trump (VIDEO)

The Dallas Morning News has supported the Republican Party for the past forty-eight years. The newspaper has personally backed every Republican presidential candidate since the 1968 presidential election with Richard Nixon. Their extreme loyalty to Republican candidates is well-known to Texas residents and people working in the political arena. They love backing candidates who represent […]

Audit Finds Discrepancies In The Army’s Finances (VIDEO)

Audit Finds Discrepancies In The Army’s Finances (VIDEO)

Someone is not balancing the Army’s books very well. They had to do all kinds of ledger voodoo to make it look like the books are balanced. The Army made $2.8 trillion in adjustments in 2015. There were so many adjustments that the books became practically worthless: “DoD and Army managers could not rely on […]

Pentagon LOST $6.5 Trillion of YOUR Taxpayer Money (VIDEO)

Pentagon LOST $6.5 Trillion of YOUR Taxpayer Money (VIDEO)

The Office of the Inspector General recently released a shocking report about the United States military’s finances. The Pentagon’s record-keeping system is so poor that it cannot provide adequate documentation for $6.5 trillion of spending. These missing records are not unusual for the United States military. The Pentagon is the only U.S. agency which consistently fails to […]

Here’s How Much Money The Government Has Wasted On Failed National Security Programs

Here’s How Much Money The Government Has Wasted On Failed National Security Programs

Since 9-11, the United States has spent approximately $1 trillion on national security and counter-terrorism programs, according to The Atlantic. Their latest investigative story explains how much of that money was well-spent and how much was wasted. Spoiler alert: A lot was wasted. Determining whether a project failed is sometimes subjective, and it is difficult […]

WATCH: GOP Pushes For Impeachment Of Someone Other Than Obama And It’s Still Ridiculous!

WATCH: GOP Pushes For Impeachment Of Someone Other Than Obama And It’s Still Ridiculous!

Once upon a time back in 2013, the IRS was accused of targeting conservative groups who had applied for a tax-exempt status. Fox News pundits and far-right GOP politicians dubbed it “Obama’s Watergate” and insisted it was the scandal that would bring down the Obama administration and expose the left for their unfair treatment of […]

Boom Or Bust: Which Presidential Candidate Will Catapult The US Economy?

Boom Or Bust: Which Presidential Candidate Will Catapult The US Economy?

We’re in the middle of election season, and that means the nation’s economists get to come out of the woodwork yet again to weigh in on the candidates’ economic proposals. Detailed policy vetting might not feel like the most electrifying type of political commentary, but it’s absolutely essential. The United States is still feeling the […]

You Won’t Believe The Grotesque Government Waste That Went Into A TSA App

You Won’t Believe The Grotesque Government Waste That Went Into A TSA App

Nothing screams “government efficiency” quite like a massive, wasted stack of cash. The TSA recently provided a government contract to tech superpower IBM that involved the creation of an app that allowed TSA agents to randomly separate airport visitors into two lines. The app development would be an extremely simple task for any experienced programmer to work […]

Rachael Maddow: Obama Has Done Something No Other President Has Done

Rachael Maddow: Obama Has Done Something No Other President Has Done

Obama’s government has shaved $1 trillion off the budget deficit. Not too long ago, the airwaves were awash with incessant political talk about the huge budget deficit of the United States. The Tea Party movement clearly believed the Democrats were failing to shave anything off the alarmingly huge deficit. They said that President Obama wasn’t […]

The Future Is Now: Renewable Energy Tax Credits May End Demand For Fossil Fuels

The Future Is Now: Renewable Energy Tax Credits May End Demand For Fossil Fuels

Congress has passed a spending bill this month has the potential to continue America’s path toward a sustainable energy future! The bill extends tax credits for the development of renewable energy. These credits will make it easier for companies to continue pursuing renewable energy options, with solar and wind power research being the largest beneficiaries. […]

Even Brietbart Is Pissed At Paul Ryan About This One…

Even Brietbart Is Pissed At Paul Ryan About This One…

Congressman Jared Polis of Colorado posted on Facebook on Thursday, giving the general public a revealing look at the kinds of bullshit shenanigans that Congress allows itself to screw itself over with. In this case, the GOP leaders — likely in a fit of ‘not wanting to be caught being as fiscally irresponsible as they always […]

Stop The Lazy Moochers Wasting Our Federal Budget!

Stop The Lazy Moochers Wasting Our Federal Budget!

America’s economy is in the toilet. It’s harder than it’s ever been in the history of our great nation to become rich, and there’s exactly one culprit: moochers. The ‘moocher class’ is sucking up huge amounts of our Federal budget (and most State budgets as well) and they’re doing almost nothing for our society. We […]

Emergency Bill Designed to Attack Heroin Epidemic On Multiple Levels

Emergency Bill Designed to Attack Heroin Epidemic On Multiple Levels

As the senior senator of one of the several states hit hardest by the heroin epidemic, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) knows the harsh realities addiction to this drug brings. Rather than fighting the problem with the heavy hand of the law, Shaheen is stepping up to fight this growing problem by advocating for legislation that addresses treatment and prevention. […]

The Ugliest Tax Ideas From Wednesday’s GOP Debate

The Ugliest Tax Ideas From Wednesday’s GOP Debate

The GOP Debate, titled “Your Money, Your Vote” was supposed to look at finances. Instead, the night was full of fearmongering from candidates. Senator Ted Cruz even called it a “cage match.” While this is nothing new, neither is the fact that several after-the-debate reviews called BS on the candidates’ statements on taxes. Carl Quintanilla’s first […]

Here’s The Newest Reason The GOP Is Mad At Boehner

Here’s The Newest Reason The GOP Is Mad At Boehner

The White House and Congress have come to a budget agreement but the GOP is criticizing it as capitulation to the Democrats. The deal, which will add about $80 billion to the budget, split equally between defense and domestic spending,  is expected to add about 500,000 jobs by 2017 according to a White House release. This will also […]

Richard Branson Wants To End The War On Drugs (Video)

Richard Branson Wants To End The War On Drugs (Video)

Richard Branson has always been a different type of Billionaire. His free spirit and marketing style have set him leaps and bounds ahead of the rest of the snobby and closed-minded people in the elite group he is a member of. He says what he thinks and goes outside the boundaries in both his personal and […]

Obama Just Released A Chart That Proves He Cleaned Up Bush’s Mess

Obama Just Released A Chart That Proves He Cleaned Up Bush’s Mess

We liberals say this all the time: “Pres. Obama has cleaned up former Pres. George W. Bush’s messes.” While it’s true, and we KNOW it’s true, there’s nothing that will drive a point home better than a visual. The White House has released via Twitter a chart that proves that the deficit has been reduced […]

We Now Have PROOF That Trickle Down Economics Don’t Work — Where Is Fox News?

We Now Have PROOF That Trickle Down Economics Don’t Work — Where Is Fox News?

Reagan’s Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Were The Biggest Political Scam In The History of The United States The Republican theory that tax cuts for the wealthy (better known as “Reaganomics”) will trickle down to us mere minions has been a failure. All that has resulted from it is “wealth inequality” and deficits. After 35 […]

Who Is Cecile Richards, And Why Do Republicans Hate Her?

Who Is Cecile Richards, And Why Do Republicans Hate Her?

Who is Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation Of America (PPFA), anyway? Yesterday, I watched as the misogynistic-led, anti-choice House Oversight Committee grilled her on phony videos about fetal tissue for nearly five grueling hours. Her interrogators blew up the Planned Parenthood news, because they were intent upon yanking all federal funding for Planned Parenthood. […]