Spinning Ourselves Into a Deficit Panic

Reprinted from TomDispatch.com (July 17, 2012) By Tom Engelhardt (Introducing Mattea Kramer’s article below) You couldn’t make this stuff up: thanks to Harold Rogers, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, and the power of “earmarks,” the Army has bought $6.5 million worth of “leakproof” drip pans “to catch transmission fluid on Black Hawk helicopters,” reports the New […]