Posts Tagged ‘Budget Cuts’

June 20th, 2017 - 10:42 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Major Threat To UW and Hutch By Trump

The Trump administration wants to make massive cuts in research while claiming to spend MORE money on science.   The TRUMP Government, led by The Secretary of HHS and the Director of the OMB, have previously proposed draconian cuts to the NIH budget.  Now we know the vehicle for the cuts .. an att[...]

April 11th, 2015 - 1:35 am § in America

Radical Republicans

Hal Rogers, the Republican chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, represents Owsley county and got 84 percent of its vote. His 5th congressional district in southeast Kentucky has the largest proportion of food stamp recipients among any held by a Republican, the data shows. Kentucky’s Ow[...]

December 10th, 2014 - 12:01 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

WASTATE: Pay as you go?

REUVEN CARLYLE: Want a tax break? Publicly share your “pay as you go” ideas. “Pay as you go” is a budgeting principal that has been tried in Congress and in many states and failed in almost as many places.  It’s popular on the left and right during good times but understandably struggles[...]

October 19th, 2014 - 10:45 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Ebola: The GOP’s Budget-Cutting Chickens Come Home To Roost

Finally, some plain talk and common sense about the GOP’s intellectually bankrupt ideology of savaging government and then blaming it for everything that goes wrong: “Conservatives can’t bash and slash government and then suddenly act surprised if government isn’t there when [...]