Trump Budget Blueprint Steals from Meals on Wheels

(Arlington, VA — March 22, 2017) – The Trump 2018 Budget Blueprint will shift $54,000,000,000 from civilian programs to military spending, breaking the backs of the country’s middle-class and its most-needy. Neither Donald Trump (R-NY) nor the Republican-controlled Congress seems to care. “In providing tax breaks to corporations and the country’s millionaires and billionaires, the…

Giuliani Unhinged: Dishonor for Hizzoner

(New York, NY — October 3, 2016) – Multiple Republicans continue to defend presidential candidate Donald Trump (R-NY), proving the Orange Menace is not alone in making outrageous, unsubstantiated claims which stretch the bounds of imagination and credibility. While speaking with ABC’s George Snuffleupagus on October 2, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-NY) channeled…

Issa Shame

(Washington, DC) – Yesterday’s House of Representatives hearing into last year’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal, known as Lernergate, turned into an exciting and entertaining event. And in a legislative body where partisan gridlock doesn’t allow anything to get done, that’s saying something. Lois Lerner, a former IRS official who headed up the tax-exempt division,…

Republicans Try to Come to Consensus on Ransom for Debt Limit Increase

(Washington, DC) – Republicans in the House of Representatives have decided on several options to use as bargaining chips for raising the country’s debt-limit. Unlike previous hostage situations, this time they’ll give President Obama a list from which to choose. The debt-limit gives the Department of the Treasury the authority to borrow money to keep…

IRS to Federal Employees: Pay Your Taxes

(Washington, DC)   The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on January 31 that there will be no furloughs for its employees in Fiscal Year 2014 (FY’14). While this would seem to be good news for IRS employees, the hard facts show that a number of issues will create the perfect storm leading to extra work…

Banks Withdrawn on Outdated ATM Operating Systems

(Washington, DC) – Computer security experts are warning the country that some of its most popular computers are using outdated operating systems, potentially costing average, ordinary, everyday Americans billions of dollars in losses.  And they say you can bank on it. The ATM machines used at neighborhood banks have not yet switched to a current…