(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