The Defense Contractors Always Get a Piece

By: Tuesday January 29, 2013 11:44 am

When you have a lobbying operation as strong as the defense contractors or the drug industry you seem to always find a way to benefit from a major piece of legislation, even if the issue should have nothing to do with your industry. A case in point is the new bipartisan immigration reform proposal from [...]

Money to Give: How Defense Contracts Exacerbate and Perpetuate Our Deficit Woes

By: Wednesday February 16, 2011 3:01 pm

The American people don’t particularly like most tax increases, or any specific government spending cuts, but in general they do fear we spend too much on our military, which is also by far the largest chunk of discretionary spending in the federal budget. The latest Gallup poll found that a plurality of Americans, 39 percent, [...]

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