Category: National

How much is that F-35 in the window?

The Pentagon’s annual spending bill has all the things, including F-35s and the reintroduction of coal to Kaiserslautern.   The House subcommittee that writes the Pentagon’s annual spending bill released its fiscal year 2019 version last week. The press release trumpets all the money…

UN condemns Trump child abuse

A spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani, released the following statement expressing global outrage in response to the policy of separating children from their parents, who enter the United States without a visa: We are deeply…

Few taxpayers use Free File system

As internet use took off at the turn of the millennium, the Office of Management and Budget asked the Internal Revenue Service to create no-cost electronic tax-filing options for low- and moderate-income taxpayers. The tech-challenged agency turned to the online…