Thursday, May 26, 2011

WOW!!! Just think what it would have been if they hadn't killed bin Laden again...

But there is no money for teachers, Social Security, Medicare, natural disaster victims or those being foreclosed on...

US lawmakers pass $690 billion Pentagon bill

The US House of Representatives passed a $690 billion Pentagon budget Thursday that bars American ground forces in Libya and limits the Obama administration's powers on handling Guantanamo detainees.

Lawmakers voted 322-96 in favor of the budget plan which met the Defense Department's request for $119 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

It also placed restrictions on President Barack Obama's authority to reduce the US nuclear weapons stockpile under the new START treaty with Russia, prompting a White House veto threat earlier this week...


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