The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 as passed by the House of Friday preserves spending on extravagant weapons program that the Pentagon says it doesn’t want. It keeps open redundant military bases that are not strategically necessary. The money to pay for this wasteful military spending is being taken from older Americans, by reducing their health care benefits. [...]
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody. [...]
Why did Democratic Representative Jason Altmire demand this week that his party champion tax cuts for the rich?
Follow the money:
(Sources: FEC, That’s My Congress)
A list of the 31 Democrats who signed a letter demanding that Democratic congressional leadership cave into Republican insistence on permanent tax cuts for the rich. [...]