budget

  1. rwb72

    Quadruple ICE Budget

    A necessary and cost effective move by the federal government would be to quadruple the budget of ICE. If only added to ERO and HIS, this would go a long way to getting rid of huge numbers of illegal aliens. As Eisenhower did back in 1954, with Operation Wetb*ck, ICE agents (ERO), upon...
  2. Sparta

    City council meeting on the budget

    My city has a top 5 mill rate in the state (which was just raised) & yet it can't find the money to fund any of the proposed budgets. I'm curious to know how people view certain mandates imposed upon the BOE. At one point a parent addressed the council and tearfully relayed her child's...
  3. Arkady

    What would it take to balance the budget?

    Politically, balancing the budget is hard. However, in mathematical and economic terms, it's surprisingly easy. Let me demonstrate. First, let's use FY 2017 as a baseline: https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/hist01z1-fy2019.xlsx To reach balance, we would have...
  4. OldGaffer

    KY Guv Vetoes ‘Sugary’ Budget That GOP Passed In Light Of Teacher Protests

    Kentucky teachers need to walk the fuck off ... https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/kentucky-governor-expected-veto-gop-passed-budget
  5. RNG

    The new US budget

    This post, amazingly enough is almost going to be complementary to the Republican President. It appears what he asked for in the budget wasn't quite as bad as what Congress gave you. Here is a chart showing his proposals and what happened. The full story is linked below. The light blue...
  6. bajisima

    Senate approves 1.3 Trillion dollar budget averting shutdown

    Trump gets money for his wall... The chamber voted 65-32 to pass the $1.3 trillion spending package and send it to President Donald Trump. But it was a tricky road to avoid a government shutdown, requiring Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to privately telephone Rand Paul and let...
  7. D

    Trump’s budget proposal hurts the Rust Belt factory towns that voted for him

    Trump’s budget proposal hurts the Rust Belt factory towns that voted for him By Alexia Fernández Campbell ==================================================== It's called kicking those in the teeth who voted for him and yet he wants your vote in 2020? You simply have to read this...
  8. cpicturetaker12

    Buried in TRUMP BUDGET, "FOOD BOXES" to replace 'food stamps' (SNAP)

    BOXED. All prepared. Salt, sugar, chemical, preservative laden foodstuffs non-perishables in boxes and cans even powdered milk for babies. Really? Replicating the (expensive) 'fresh food' gourmet business models delivered to your door? BRILLIANT, inspired, genius--private business model...
  9. HayJenn

    Trump's budget: Oceans of red ink

    The biggest single difference between President Donald Trump’s new budget and his first one nine months ago is this: The White House can no longer hide the immense deficits it would create, not after the tax cuts and military buildup Trump championed and secured.Documents released Monday show a...
  10. MaryAnne

    House Passes Budget.

    Just now.
  11. BYG Jacob

    Senate leaders agree to two-year budget deal

    Senate leaders agree to two-year budget deal | TheHill Massive spending increase after cutting taxes? Seriously?
  12. NightSwimmer

    Why don't we have a budget?

    Had Congress done it's job and passed an annual budget for our federal government, something that hasn't happened since 2009, we wouldn't be in this situation of having to pass a continuing resolution once a month in order to simply keep the doors of our government agencies open. So, why? I...
  13. PACE

    Trump's TV habits led to his latest "meltdown" over the budget bill

    https://www.politico.com/amp/story/2018/01/18/trump-tv-habits-government-shutdown-2018-346494?__twitter_impression=true
  14. PACE

    Trump proposed to slash the budget of the Drug Policy agency by 95%

    Nothing to see here you say? Well, what will KellyAnne and the 24 year old have to work with regarding the opoid crisis????? https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/18/trump-targets-drug-policy-office-297422
  15. ptif219

    US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

    It is about time we stop funding the UN. This is Trump sending them a message. It is good to see the US stand up to these antisemites https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/26/us-to-make-at-least-285m-cut-to-un-budget-after-vote-on-jerusalem
  16. Spookycolt

    Nikki Haley announces $285M slash in 2018-19 UN operating budget

    Trump doesn't mess around. He warned this would happen and it did. Now lets see if the UN is really up to the task or if it only exists as long as the US funds them. Great job by Trump. Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 UN operating budget | Fox News
  17. cpicturetaker12

    REMEMBER: Trump budget SPECIFICS cut Amtrak by $630mil, ALL transp budgets by 13%

    This is likely to be a 'speed disaster' (I'm thinking with some other mitigating factor -??). We'll see! But there are 2 things to remember. Just a few months ago Trump called for $630million to be cut from Amtrak subsidies. If our infrastructure is CRUMBLING does that mean roads and bridges...
  18. Amelia

    Trump administration reportedly prohibits CDC from using words: transgender fetus etc

    Trump administration reportedly prohibits CDC from using words like 'transgender,' 'fetus' What are they supposed to say instead of "fetus"?
  19. D

    Here are the 66 programs eliminated in Trump's budget

    Here are the 66 programs eliminated in Trump's budget | TheHill By Niv Elis ==================================================== BEWARE! The Mad Slasher is at it again! Just look at what's being CUT in Education, for one. For another, look at the CUTS in Low Income Home Energy...
  20. The Man

    A billion $ over budget

    Putin's Bridge to Crimea Could Go Over Budget by More Than a Billion Dollars: Report $6.7 billion, for a fucking bridge... Jesus... Although, that's actually not bad, compared to what the Chinese have spent on the Hong Kong - Macau Bridge...