|Senate passes $612 bln defense spending bill
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|Author:||CrimsonEagle [ Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:47 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Senate passes $612 bln defense spending bill|
As passed on an 88-8 vote, the measure would authorize $103.9 billion for Pentagon procurement, $1.2 billion more than President George W. Bush's request. Overall, Bush had asked for $611.1 billion for national defense.
*Says to no one imparticular*
"Eventually they will understand"
|Author:||Catherine [ Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:59 pm ]|
What can we say? Seems Congress is not representing the people anymore. It only represents the military industrial machine.
|Author:||CrimsonEagle [ Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:49 pm ]|
The House cleared the plan Wednesday by a vote of 392-39 after a week of conferences with Senate leaders over its final shape. A Senate vote is expected before Congress adjourns next week for the fall election campaigns; it could come as soon as today.
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