Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama’

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TweetYumShareThis Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama‘ 23 Mar 2013 Senators rammed through a whopping 101 amendments and took 70 roll call votes in a late night “vote-a-rama” session that lasted until 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The budget plan, proposed by Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, only narrowly passed by a 50-49 vote. The blueprint […]

U.S. will hit debt ceiling on Monday, Treasury Secretary Geithner warns

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TweetYumTreasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said his department will take “extraordinary measures” to postpone a U.S. default for about two months while President Barack Obama and Congress work out a deficit-reduction deal. Geithner, in a letter to congressional leaders today, said the government will hit its statutory debt ceiling on Dec. 31. To avert a […]

Obama: $70M in new military aid to Israel

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TweetYumShareThis Obama: $ 70M in new military aid to Israel 27 Jul 2012 President Obama said today that the United States is giving $ 70 million more in military aid to Israel, just as Republican opponent Mitt Romney prepares to visit the nation. The money will help Israel speed up production of a missile-defense system […]

Los bancos privados se hacen ricos a costa de los ciudadanos – Como empezo la deuda publica

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TweetYumLa deuda pública en Francia y en Europa Salim Lamrani Opera Mundi Todos los países europeos se enfrentan al problema de la deuda que afecta severamente a las finanzas públicas. Francia, la quinta potencia mundial, tampoco se libra de la crisis que hace la felicidad de los bancos privados. Ninguna nación europea se salva del […]

California Governor: Tax Hikes Needed for $16B Budget Gap

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TweetYum(AP)   California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing more than $ 8 billion in cuts to close a widening California budget deficit but also says public schools will receive more money if voters approve his tax-hike initiative in November. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3E8tLGkCj8 Federal Jack