Weekend Reading: Anti-Gay and Anti-Black: John Holbo on Conrad Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin, and Jelani Cobb on the Failure of Desegregation - * **John Holbo:** Conor Friedersdorf and Sam Ervin * **Jelani Cobb:** The Failure of Desegregation * with bonus **E.J. Graff** ---- **John Holbo:** Let’s bur...
Sunday, March 24, 2013
FBI Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request (video)
Robert Mueller testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and provided details on the effects of sequestration on his agency. Topics included terrorist and cyber threats against the U.S.,the FBI’s involvement in gun background checks, the arrest of Osama Ben laden’s son-in-law, and DNA testing. “Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013.
Everybody crying the blues over "sequestration" -- there's so much bloat and waste in Homeland Security and related agencies (TSA, FBI, CIA, etc.) that it's amazing any of these bureaucrats have the gall to whine and complain about a small amount of fiscal restraint!
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