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fencesitter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 01:42 PM
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The Republican wish list of spending cuts....
Repeal unspent stimulus spending.

Switch to using the Superlative CPI in funding calculations.

Repeal the DavisBacon Act.

Eliminate Federal Communications Commission funding for school Internet service.

Ban project labor agreements on all federally funded construction projects.

Eliminate the Small Business Administration, which unnecessarily intervenes in free markets.

Eliminate the National Community Service programs, such as AmeriCorps.

Eliminate the Institute of Museum Services and Library Services.

Eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts.

Eliminate Army Corps of Engineers funding for beach replenishment projects.

Eliminate the Commission of Fine Arts.

Eliminate the National Capital Planning Commission.

Eliminate the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Privatize Amtrak.

Eliminate the Community Development Block Grant program.

Eliminate the Rural Utilities Service.

Eliminate the Economic Development Administration.

Eliminate NeighborWorks America (formerly the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation).

Consolidate the Rural Housing and Development Programs and convert them into block grants.

Eliminate the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Eliminate the Denali Commission.

Eliminate the Minority Development Business Agency.

Eliminate the Delta Regional Authority.



I can go on, but The Heritage Foundation will fill you in: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2010/10/How-to...

Wonder how they missed PBS and NPR?
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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 02:27 PM
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1. Wow, they missed just privatizing congress .....
slashing funding to the states for road, justice, community block grants, ,....when state budgets are slammed to the max.
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immoderate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 02:32 PM
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2. That's sure to stave off a recession...
-imm
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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 02:41 PM
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3. "Defense" spending? TRILLION$$$$$$$$$$$$$ of dollars for War?????
What clearer proof do we need that we are indeed War Slaves.
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handmade34 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 02:43 PM
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4. Jim DeMint is taking care of NPR, PBS...
"Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee which oversees the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), announced he will introduce legislation to stop taxpayer subsidies of public radio and television. CPB-funded television and radio programs are distributed through National Public Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)."

http://demint.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=PressReleas...
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fencesitter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 04:21 PM
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5. yep, that'll save what...
3M? 4M?
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MrsCorleone Donating Member (844 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-09-10 07:10 PM
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6. Wouldn't calculations via Superlative CPI result in cuts to Soc Security & other fed benefits?
Just saying.

Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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