Being Liberal and a Progressive in a RED STATE is not an easy thing these days. I started this blog to vent my frustrations on our lives being taken over by right wing conservatives with their propaganda machines. I have also learned an important lesson in the last year, it is that reading is the only way to get real information, you cannot depend on the news you see on TV.


Thursday, January 12, 2006

Tax Cuts for the Rich overshawdow Cuts in Medicare, NASA, Farming

Bush Seeking to Limit Spending Growth in '07 Budget :

President George W. Bush is preparing a budget request for next year that officials say would carve savings from programs such as Medicare, NASA and agriculture, testing lawmakers' pledges to hold down spending in an election year.

Administration and congressional officials say Bush will propose more cuts in so-called entitlement programs as well as discretionary spending in fiscal year 2007, which begins Oct. 1, to hold down budget growth as the deficit swells with the cost of hurricane relief, the war in Iraq and subsidizing prescription drugs for senior citizens.

(for Cooper)

NASA Supporters
The budget office also aims to reduce spending on the Space Shuttle program, slicing as much as $6 billion from the projected cost of almost $70 billion in the next four years.


Anonymous Cooper said...

That's ok as long as they continue to fund the CEV program.

1/17/2006 6:25 PM

Blogger Gingersnapp said...

For your sake I hope so, but it just galls me that while spending a trillion dollars on Iraq (newest projection)they will cut out funding for science.

1/18/2006 12:06 PM


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