Comments for: $607 billion defense bill proves war ranks higher for Congress than helping unemployed, poor

Posted Jan. 22, 2014, at 1:37 p.m.

On Dec. 21, 2013, the BDN reported that Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins “hailed” Senate passage of a $607 billion “defense” bill. On the surface, this seems all well and good. But let’s take a closer look and crunch some numbers. First of all, the $607 billion figure doesn’t …

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