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Social Media Reacts to the Iranian Nuclear Deal

November 26, 2013

For months, the US and Iran have engaged in secret meetings to reach an historic agreement aimed at slowing Tehran’s nuclear program. After a deal was reached early Sunday, leaders from the US, Iran and Israel took to Twitter to voice their opinions. Get our analysis and see what they had to say.

Defense Costs | Breaking It Down

September 6, 2013

According to the Defense Department inspector general, in fiscal year 2012, the DoD made $882 million in improper payments. See what $882 million could have provided.

$60 Billion and a Decade Later: Learning from Iraq

March 11, 2013

According to a Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction report, entitled “Learning From Iraq,” American taxpayers footed the bill for at least $61 billion in wasted funds. Here are the top three takeaways from the IG’s final report.

Breaking Down Defense Spending

January 7, 2013

With today’s nomination of former Sen. Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, it’s appropriate to stop and examine defense spending. Here are three key takeaways.

Would you like a Receipt with that?

April 5, 2012

With tax season upon us, many of you may be wondering where your tax dollars are going. With a number of laws directing your tax dollars spent on certain programs and Congress refusing to pass a budget, it can be hard to know

Defense spending should be on the table

June 2, 2011

There will certainly be many schools of thought when discussing how to control government’s ballooning expenditures. But there should be a consensus that nothing can be off the table.