Tag Archives: federal spending

Green Party to Tea Party: What about military spending?

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Colorado Independent has an interesting story about Colorado Green Party US Senate candidate Bob Kinsey:

In the nailbiter Colorado U.S. Senate race watched by the nation this week, Green Party candidate Bob Kinsey came in third place, after Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck.

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Libertarians oppose record federal spending levels

Press release at LP.org:

WASHINGTON – The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released its Mid-Session Review. On reviewing the report, Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle called the report’s spending projections "disappointing and troubling."

According to the report, federal spending was 24.7% of GDP in 2009, and is expected to be 24.6% this year, rising to 25.1% in 2011.… Read more ...

Bob Barr: ‘Federal spending insults families and small businesses’

by Bob Barr
as published in The Atlanta Journal Constitution

For America’s families and small businesses, 2009 was a year to forget – if only they could — and 2010 looms gray and foreboding. But for the federal government, happy days are here again. Actually, they never left – Washington is printing and spending greenbacks, and offering huge salaries to its workers, as if there were not a cloud on the fiscal horizon.… Read more ...