quote: Somewhere, Al Gore is throwing a temper tantrum. The CIA is getting rid of it's climate center, something taxpayers never should have paid for in the first place.
With the U.S. intelligence budget shrinking, the CIA has quietly shut down its Center on Climate Change and National Security -- a project that was launched with the support of Leon Panetta when he led the agency, but that drew sharp criticism from some Republicans in Congress.
Multiple sources with knowledge of the center said it closed its doors earlier this year, with its staff and analysis continuing under other auspices.
davesdawgs Georgia Fan Georgia - Class of '75 Member since Oct 2008 18146 posts
re: THIS is why we need spending cuts; not higher taxes (Posted on 11/20/12 at 11:58 am to Taxing Authority)
quote: ... when you cut the budget the stupid and wasteful spending in necessarily reduced.
It's why private sector operates more efficiently than the government. Most business become more efficient through a cycle of layoffs that purge the dead weight. Our government should be doing the same.