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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘Budget Cuts’

July 23rd, 2017 - 1:14 am § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

TRUMP tries for a second win: THE HOUSE BUDGET IS A YUGE DEAL

Having failed to get Trumpcare, the Trump led GOP is doubling  down  on its bets. Paul  Ryan and the  House GOP  are pressing ahead with a budget plan s — a GOP-only effort to overhaul the tax code. The importance of the measure has been magnified by the collapse in the Senate of the Trump-ba[...]

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, Repugnants

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 [...]