The Unz Review:ㅤCongressional Omnibus Is Like a Bad Hollywood Movie Sequel, by Ron Paul

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The Unz Review:ㅤCongressional Omnibus Is Like a Bad Hollywood Movie Sequel, by Ron Paul

25-03-24 04:00:00,

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Congressional Omnibus Is Like a Bad Hollywood Movie Sequel


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This weekend’s late-night spending vote in Congress seems like another in an endless series of sequels to a bad suspense movie. Just at the brink of “disaster,” just before the stroke of midnight, Congress pulls off a miracle and passes an omnibus bill to save us from a “government shutdown!”

The heroes have saved the day!

Unfortunately, this latest sequel is as bad as the previous ones, as the American people are left with a massive $1.2 trillion dollar spending package to add to our already $34 trillion in debt. Military spending will, of course, be increased yet again, as the military-industrial complex demands more of our wealth to feed its ever-increasing appetite. And if this military spending increase is not enough, Congressional leadership is promising another huge supplemental bill to further fuel proxy wars in Ukraine and Gaza – with some money to provoke China as well.

Republicans like to talk a good game about reining in spending – especially during election season – but as we learned with this “compromise” and all previous “compromises,

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