This Nov. 4, 2008 photo made available Thursday, May 7, 2009 by the US District Court shows an unidentified U.S. soldier, right, near the body of Abdul Salam after Salam was shot and killed by military contractor Don Ayala in the village of Chehel Gazi, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/ US District Court)

US Military Spends Billions On Ammunition As Budget Deficit Looms Large

(NEW YORK) MintPress – One week after the elections, and seven weeks after they last gathered in Washington, Republican and Democratic legislators returned to the Capitol on Tuesday to tackle unfinished business, the most critical of which is the impending double whammy of automatic tax increases and spending cuts. President Barack Obama and members of […]