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.
Jason Altmire is a U.S. Representative in Congress. His job is to represent the people of the 4th district of Pennsylvania. FEC data show that on October 23, 2009, Jason Altmire received a $1,000 check from the Tenet Healthcare Corporation PAC. Tenet is a for-profit