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Posts Tagged ‘tax dollars

Find out how your tax dollars are spent

April 24, 2012

Would you like to know where the federal government spend all the money you paid in income taxes during fiscal 2011? Click here for a breakdown. Following the above link, enter in the box the amount of federal income taxes you paid. And then click “Show My Taxes”, and you will find out where every […]

$3.6 Million in Tax Dollars for Dope-Smoking, Menstruating Monkey

June 11, 2011

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a division of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), has spent $3,634,807 over the past decade funding research that involves getting monkeys to smoke and drink drugs such as PCP, methamphetamine (METH), heroin, and cocaine and then studying their behavior, including during different phases of the […]

Why would anyone want to cut the U.S. military budget?

August 19, 2010

With $549 billion requested for basic military expenditures, and another $159 billion requested for U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—the record $708 billion military spending called for by the Obama administration for fiscal 2011 will be nearly equivalent to the military spending of all other nations in the world combined. And when it comes to […]

Anyone got a problem with an 80-year War?

April 2, 2010

Tom Hayden, 60’s civil rights leader, who served 18 years in the California legislature, and is now a professor at Occidental College, contributed the following to the L.A. Times (excerpts only): Without public debate and without congressional hearings, a segment of the Pentagon and fellow travelers have embraced a doctrine known as the Long War, […]