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Author:  CrimsonEagle [ Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Senate passes $612 bln defense spending bill

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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"

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N17503088.htm

Author:  Catherine [ Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:59 pm ]
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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 ]
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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.

http://hamptonroads.com/2008/09/house-approves-612b-defense-bill-military-pay-raise

Note:392-39!!!!

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