While there a some commendable provisions in the new North Carolina state budget, it still isn’t the best deal for North Carolina, state Libertarian Party Chair J.J. Summerell said in a statement today.
“About 60 days late and many, many dollars short, Republican legislators have finally agreed on a state budget.… Read more ...
The existence of a secret U.S. budget, amounting to a well-financed shadow government, used to spy on American citizens and monitor their daily activities, was always derisively consigned to insane conspiracy theorists. However, recent revelations by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden have exposed details of the secret budgets used by the intelligence community, known as the “Black Budget.”
The reported amount of this budget is approximately $52.6 billion.
Somewhere along the line, someone said that compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe. That is an exaggeration, but it makes a point. Money subject to compounded interest increases exponentially over time. That is good if you are saving money, can get a relatively good rate of return and have time.
With Obama’s publication of his 2014 budget proposals this past April 2013, the current round of deficit cutting set in motion by Obama’s Simpson-Bowles Commission four years ago may be coming to a conclusion of sorts by this September 2013.… Read more ...
Darryl W. Perry is a writer whose articles are published in several publications, including the monthly newspaper The Sovereign. He is a co-host on a radio show on Liberty Radio Network. He is the owner and managing editor of Free Press Publications (FPP.cc). Perry is a co-founder and co-chairman of the New Hampshire Liberty Party, a party created in September 2012 to promote secession of the state from the federal government and individual liberty.… Read more ...
When: Monday, March 28, 6 pm
Where: In front of Eastern High School, 1700 East Capitol Street NE
Theme: Let’s Make ‘One City’ a Reality with a Just DC Budget and Tax Plan
WASHINGTON, DC — DC Statehood Green Party activists will challenge
Mayor Vincent Gray on the District’s budget priorities at a press
conference immediately preceding the Mayor’s ‘State of the District’
address on Monday, March 28.… Read more ...
Recurring Gifts 408,000
Board Solicitation 200,000
Cost of Raising Money
Membership Fundraising 234,500
Administrative Costs 369,500
Affiliate Support 9,000
Brand Development 52,000
Campus Outreach 9,300
Member Communication 44,000
by Omar Mohamad, Socialist Party of South Central Wisconsin and Billy Wharton, co-chair Socialist Party USA:
The mass protests led by public employees unions in Madison, Wisconsin have been presented by some mainstream commentators as a labor’s last stand. They are not. They are a spark, a spark with the potential to create a new protest movement capable of revitalizing our unions, radicalizing student organizing and creating a space for democratic socialist politics.… Read more ...