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After Massive Contribution To Scott Walker NBA Owner Will Get $250 Million In Tax Dollars For New Arena
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Scott Walker, billionaire owners, Bucks arena, taxpayers, private sport stadium )

- 437 days ago -
Voices across the political spectrum are blasting the plan saying that pouring money into private sports stadiums is a terrible investment arguing the teams Wall Street billionaire owners should shoulder the burden since they will be reaping the profits
Crony Capitalism Goes Global The TPP and ISDS Explained - Petition   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, ISDS, President Obama, Congressional Republicans, foreign corporations, taxpayers )

- 548 days ago -
Both President Obama AND Congressional Republicans are supporting a secretive agreement that would let 9,000 foreign corporations bypass the U.S. legal system and force taxpayers to pay them millions. Who says bipartisanship is dead?
The Fleecing of America By Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fleecing, syphon, money, Israel, war, crimes, corrupt, congress, senate, cowards, AIPAC, politicians, American, deficit, Israel, US, treasury, bilking, taxpayers, war crimes, crimes, against, humanity, human, rights, tie, aid )

- 818 days ago -
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.
Nuclear Waste Fund: A Little Break for Some Free Lunch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nuclear waste fund, taxpayers, costs, fees, business, money )

- 864 days ago -
The collection stoppage thus becomes yet another example of the nuclear sector sloughing onto taxpayers the liability and financial responsibility for the nasty and risky parts of the nuclear fuel chain.
Mr. President, Hands Off Edward Snowden! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: money, consumers, whistle blower, americans, taxpayers, Obama, Snowden, ethics, business )

- 1218 days ago -
Now that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is en route to Ecuador for political asylum, there is a real danger the U.S. government will try to grab him under the guise of law enforcement.
Obama Voter Says Vote for Obama Because He Gives a Free Phone   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxpayers, voters, free phones, interesting, news, government, elections, economy )

- 1487 days ago - ed&v=tpAOwJvTOio
Open NDAA: Shine a Light on the Defense Budget ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NDAA, americans, constitution, ethics, government, freedoms, transparency, taxpayers )

- 1662 days ago -
So far, thousands of people and scores of nonprofit organizations have voiced their support for opening up the Senate markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the bill that allocates hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars each year.
Tell Your Senators: Raise the Minimum Wage ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mimimum wage, US, freedoms, constitution, americans, taxpayers )

- 1662 days ago -
Fortunately, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) has introduced the "Rebuild America Act," which calls for raising the minimum wage from the current level of $7.25/hour to $9.80/hour -- a 35 percent increase -- over the course of two and a half years and then...
Senate Gives Green Light to Bailout 74-25
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bailout, US Senate, taxpayers, economy, Wall Street, banking )

- 2944 days ago -
The House votes Friday on the revised bill with all those pork-barrel add-ons. DISGUSTING performance by the senate, with constituent phone calls, emails and faxes running 100-1 against this bill.
Sweetening the Pot: Senate Bailout Add-Ons to Placate Opponents Would Raise Price Tag
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bailout, US Senate, cost, economy, taxpayers, banking, Wall Street, Federal Reserve )

- 2945 days ago -
The Senate is apparently desperate to get this bill passed they way Henry Paulson wants it. Check the article for their brilliant new ideas - that's sarcasm, folks.
A Hidden Agenda: John McCain and the IRI - Council on Hemispheric Affairs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, taxpayers, death squads, coups, rigged elections )

- 3041 days ago - corrupt opposition leaders and providing funds to groups that effectively undermine often democratically-elected officials...conducts [secret] polls in high-stakes skew results...funded by taxpayers...[continues thru Dem regimes
Follow the Taxpayer's Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: campaigns, politics, taxpayers, commerce, treasury )

- 3353 days ago -
WASHINGTON--Top Commerce and Treasury Departments officials appeared with Republican candidates and doled out millions in federal money in battleground congressional districts and states after receiving White House political...
Taxpayers Could Face $1 Trillion War Tab
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, iraq, afganisthan, troops, military, cost, taxpayers )

- 3370 days ago -
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could cost American taxpayers $1 trillion, according to the most recent projections made by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Robert A. Sunshine, CBO assistant director for budget analysis, testified about the f

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