Tag: spending

$666 BILLION deficit: GOP Congress setting spending records

666.  The sign of the beast. And the first three numbers of the total federal deficit in FY 2017.  Boy, the “conservative” party is making us proud: Real federal spending in fiscal 2017, which ended on Sept. 30, was higher…

#ncga: Republican ‘pork’? (Oink!)

The budget made it through the House basically on a party line vote.  (We exhibited our complete disgust and nausea about the agreement earlier.) The debate featured some of the biggest identity-swapping and role-reversal we’d seen since the HB2 kerfuffle:…