While federal appropriations diminished to their lowest levels for education during the recession, funding has been in a general decline over the years. This year (one which has been marked by economic growth) the Trump Administration requested a $9 billion cut to federal education appropriations. 428 more words
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Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and his Republican colleagues have begun work on a tax reform bill that they hope to pass by the end of the year. 525 more words
Yes, I’m responsible for that smell… — Saul Loeb/AFP
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❝ When a governor announces an economic theory as a solution to a state’s fiscal problems, while challenging all comers to observe the results, that’s something I want to pay attention to.
The 1970s saw the end of much throughout the Western world: the Vietnam War came to an official close, numerous other proxy wars were launched throughout the globe, and mainstream society began to adjust to the countless cultural revolutions of the previous decade. 946 more words
Horse-and-buggy ideology doesn’t turn this into wind power
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❝ Republican lawmakers in Kansas put an end to the state’s failed tax reform experiment on Tuesday, overriding the governor’s veto after three attempts to pass a tax-hiking bill this year.
“In a highly competitive global economy, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. It is insane and counter-productive to the best interests of our country and our future, that hundreds of thousands of bright young people cannot afford to go to college, and that millions of others leave school with a mountain of debt that burdens them for decades. 25 more words
Accordng to this article in The Economist: DONALD TRUMP rules over Washington as if he were a king and the White House his court. His displays of dominance, his need to be the centre of attention and his impetuousness have a whiff of Henry VIII about them. 991 more words