Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Peter Rothberg and Union of Concerned Scientists: On the New Federal Budget

(How do you suppress a population, over time, that asks for civil rights, fair wages, and equal treatment under the law--defund education...)

"The outrageous $2.77 trillion budget the President proposed to Congress on Monday [Feb. 6th] was a good snapshot of this president's priorities. It vastly favors the rich with more tax cuts and abatements while cutting Department of Education funding by $2.1 billion and freezing Pell grants for the fifth straight year, among myriad other outrages."

--Peter Rothberg, The Nation

From the Union of Concerned Scientists, an analysis of the new budget:

Bush Administration FY07 Budget—Highlights and Lowlights

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