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  •  Another reliable source of figures & analysis (7+ / 0-)

    is the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the Quaker lobby on Capital Hill. Ruth Flowers, their budget analyst, has been going through the fine print of the Federal budget for a couple of decades at least. No melodrama, no screeching, just solid evidence.

    They are actually optimistic that public pressure right now is making a difference, and pushing back against the contractor lobbyists. More here.

    And if you use their resources, they can always use a few bucks to keep the (energy-efficient) lights on.

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