A Christmas Miracle: Hawks Clamor for Deficit Spending as Special Tax Breaks Near Scheduled End

By: Friday December 10, 2010 12:36 pm

For most of the year, Washington is overrun with deficit hysteria, but right now is that special, magical time of the year. No I’m not talking about Christmas! I’m talking about the joyous season of the January 1 scheduled end of temporary tax provisions that would increase rates for the ultra wealthy and end select corporate welfare programs!

Joyous for lobbyists, at least.

 

Senators from Both Parties Move to Kill Wasteful Ethanol Subsidies

By: Tuesday November 30, 2010 2:35 pm

A statement from individuals across the ideological spectrum that there is simply no place in our federal budget for wasteful, ineffective spending that is basically just corporate welfare. This is what good trans-partisanship looks like. And it is remarkably rare.

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