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What Americans Value

W.J. Astore

A sentiment attributed to Vice President Joe Biden is, Show me what’s in your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.  These words resonate with me whenever I consider the yearly budget for the Department of Defense (DoD), Homeland Security, the Department of Energy (which handles nuclear weapons), and the various intelligence agencies (roughly 17; that’s why they form… 215 more words

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Michael Simms reblogged this on Vox Populi.

What Americans Value

W.J. Astore

A sentiment attributed to Vice President Joe Biden is, Show me what’s in your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.  These words resonate with me whenever I consider the yearly budget for the Department of Defense (DoD), Homeland Security, the Department of Energy (which handles nuclear weapons), and the various intelligence agencies (roughly 17; that’s why they form… 215 more words

US Politics

Andrew Kaczynski: Video: C-SPAN: U.S. Representative Speaking Against the House Democrats Budget in 1982


This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on WordPress, March, 2012

Back in the day when Newt Gingrich was a Junior Representative in the House and I would argue up to a certain extent even when then Minority Whip Gingrich became Speaker of the House, even though to a certain extent, getting in the bed with the Christian Right, Newt Gingrich was a Reagan Republican. 253 more words

Political History

Abbott budget to leave poorer women worse off

The budget is still being debated in parliament much has happened much is yet to happen.

When this article from the Age was sent to  A Fair Deal for Women this week apart from the link the email contained one word ‘ Disgraceful’.   36 more words

News

How the government spends your money

Look at the following chart, do you see anything out of whack? This is a macro look at federal spending. If you want to understand the perils of the direction in which America is heading this will guide you. 82 more words

Government

Housing Solutions: What Role Should Affordable Multifamily Housing Bonds Play?

On July 23, a Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission roundtable on affordable housing discussed a variety of proposals to expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program to address the significant need for affordable rental housing, and is set to continue discussing these issues, among others, at the BPC’s upcoming… 1,426 more words

Affordable Housing