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5th April 2011

Quote reblogged from Far East Libertarian Movement with 3 notes

We must remember that elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects.

Tagged: newspoliticsRon Paul

5th April 2011

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Rand Paul’s Budget Cut Proposal… Is This Good or What?

Here is the synopsis of Rand Paul’s proposal for budget cuts this year. How great would this be? We could actually begin ending the socialist welfare state and begin to pay back our debt. I still feel more cuts are needed though.

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH………………………….$1,283,000,000. (23%)
Notes: The Government Printing Office is abolished.

JUDICIAL BRANCH………………………………..$2,434,000,000. (32%)

AGRICULTURE……………………………………..$42,542,000,000. (30%)
The Agriculture Research Service, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Resources Conservation Service, and Foreign Agricultural Service are abolished. The Forest Service gets a $1.2 billion haircut.

COMMERCE……………………………………………$5,322,000,000. (54%)
National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is cut by $857,000,000.

DEFENSE……………………………………………….$47,500,000,000. (6.5%)

EDUCATION…………………………………………..$78,000,000,000 (83%)
Only the Pell grant program survives.

ENERGY……………………………………………………$44,200,000,000 (100%)
The Defense Department takes over all of Energy’s remaining functions (nuclear waste, for example) and about $18 billion of its budget.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES…………..$26,510,000,000. (26%)
Notes: FDA is cut by $230,000,000; Indian Health Service is cut by $650 million; CDC is cut by $1.17 billion; NIH by $5.8 billion.

HOMELAND SECURITY……………………………$23,765,000,000. (43%)
Notes: Coast Guard is shifted to Defense. TSA’s funds are cut by $900 million.

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT….$53,100,000,000. (100%)
Notes: Completely eliminated. Veterans’ housing programs are transferred to the VA

INTERIOR………………………………………………..$10,934,000,000. (78%)
Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Indian Affairs are abolished.

JUSTICE…………………………………………………….$9,057,000,000. (28%)
Note: Office of Justice Programs is abolished.

LABOR…………………………………………….$2,803,000,000. (2%)
OSHA, MSHA, and the The Employment and Training Administration are spared all cuts (no cuts to unemployment benefits)

STATE………………………………………………………….$20,321,000,000. (71%)
Note: Massive foreign aid cuts. All international commissions and organizations are defunded.

TRANSPORTATION……………………………………..$42,810,000,000. (49%)
Notes: Amtrak is completely de-funded.

VETERANS’ AFFAIRS……………………………………No cuts

CORPS OF ENGINEERS.……………………………….$1,854,000,000. (27%)

EPA……………………………………………………..$3,238,000,000. (29%)

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION…..$1,936,000,000. (85%)

INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS…$24,300,000,000 (100%)

NASA……………………………………………………………….$4,500,000,000 (25%)

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION……………$4,723,000,000. (62%)

OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT…….$9,070,000,000.

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION………No cuts

FCC…………………………………………………..$2,150,000,000. (22%)

ABOLISH………………………………………………………$2,050,000,000. (100%)

(1) Affordable Housing Program.
(2) Commission on Fine Arts.
(3) Consumer Product Safety Commission.
(4) Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
(5) National Endowment for the Arts.
(6) National Endowment for the Humanities.
(7) State Justice Institute.

MISC

Collect delinquent taxes from Federal Employees……..$3,000,000,000.
Freeze Federal Government employee pay……………….$2,000,000,000.
Reduce Federal Government travel…………………………$7,500,000,000.
Repeal Davis-Bacon…………………………………………….. $6,000,000,000.
Prohibit union project labor agreements………………….$2,000,000,000.
TARP repeal………………………………………………………..$4,481,000,000.
Sell Federal Buildings…………………………………………..$19,000,000,000.
Reduce Federal vehicle budget……………………………………$600,000,000.



Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/2011/01/detailed-look-rand-paul-spending-bill#ixzz1HXXJeqV5

Tagged: Rand Paulbudget cutseconomicsnewspoliticstaxesLong Reads

Source: washingtonexaminer.com

5th April 2011

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RealClearPolitics - Video - Neal Boortz Explains The Fair Tax →

Tagged: news politics taxes tax policy fair tax

4th April 2011

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Can We Afford To Care?

I thought I would take a look at social programs such as WIC, Medicare, Medicaid, etc… I know this is a touchy subject, but it needs to be looked at. I’m not saying that I don’t care about people… I do, very much. What I am saying is that the federal government cannot afford to care. We are running at a deficit that makes Mt. Everest look like an ant hill. Here are a few ideas on how we fix things:

First we need to make sure assistance is only going to people who have run into some misfortune… not to people who just refuse to work. We should also limit this assitance and provide some career placement help.

Second we need to end most of the college grants… as a matter of fact, cut everything but Pell. These steps alone will decrease our deficit tremendously.

Third we need to stop allowing people to use food stamps to get cash. In my opinion, we need to put certain food items on a list and that would be all you can buy if you are on food stamps. Nothing makes me more angry than walking into a store and seeing someone buy beer and cigarettes with my hard earned money. Then they take a load of steaks and whatever other luxery items to their ten kids waiting on them in the brand new Escalade. I have another idea… If you drive a luxury car you should be made to sell it and use that money to support yourself. 

Now for the nice part… With these cuts made we should also do what we can to subsidize reputable charities that help people in need.

Tagged: economynewspoliticswelfarewelfare reformLong Reads

4th April 2011

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The Weather…

Is not good right now… very stormy

Tagged: newsweatherthunderstormsI don't like it

4th April 2011

Link reblogged from 12on Paul & other tidbits with 3 notes

Bring War Dollars Home by Closing Down Bases by Christine Ahn -- Antiwar.com →

3rd April 2011

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3rd April 2011

Link reblogged from Far East Libertarian Movement with 2 notes

Paul bid wouldn't get snub this time, son says →

If Ron Paul runs for president again, he won’t receive the same brush-off he experienced from the Republican establishment four years ago, his son said Saturday.

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3rd April 2011

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newportprep answered your question: A Living, Breathing Document? I love your blog! thank you thank you thank you!

No thank you. Hopefully you can help me promote it and we can all start a movement in this country. I have enjoyed your blog as well.

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3rd April 2011

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Ron Paul beats both Romney and Bachmann in his first quarter of presidential race fund-raising →

“Dr. Paul’s fundraising comes almost exclusively from individuals, not special interests,” LibertyPAC director Jesse Benton told POLITICO. “He received contributions from all 50 states, and his average gift this quarter was under $70, demonstrating his broad grassroots support.