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Obama Budget

Posted Monday, February 28, 2011, at 11:32 PM

Obama cut some major areas. These dept.or programs are the areas in the new budget that were given an increase:

DOE$26,400,000 to $29,500,000 (12%)

HRSA-Community Health Centers; $2,141,000 to $3,222,000 (50%)

National Health Service Corps; $141,000 to $418,000 (196%)

Disaster relief; $1,600,000, $1,800,000 (13%)

HUD-Choice Neighborhoods; $65,000 to $250,000 (285%)

Homeless Assistance; $1,865,000 to $2,372,000 (27%)

Health & Human-Child Care; $2,127,000 to 2,927,000 (38%)

Headstart; $7,234,000 to $8,100,000 (12%)

Justice-Drug & Mental courts; $45,000 to $57,000 (27%)

Transportation-Highway; $41,107,999 to$69,675,000 (69%)
Federal Transit; $10,730,000 to$22,201,000 (107%)

AMTRAK; $1,583,000 to $4,046,000 (156%)

High-Speed Rail; $2,500,000 to $4,000,000 (60%)

What is up with this massive funds for transportation dept?

Areas that got significant cuts are: (interesting)

Clean water (-55%)

Rural Development (-43%)

Rural Health(-33%)
Mental Health grants(-90%)

Vocational education was cut -21%

USDA Forrest-Rural Schools (-21%)

Justice lost Criminal Alien Assistant (-59%),

Mentally Ill Offender Act (-100%),

JUV justice acct (-34%)

DOT-Airport Improvement (-36%), Essential Air Service (-14%)

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OK KIM WERE SHOULD HE CUT???????????? every economist out there has said radical a cut will stop the recovery......Now im not saying were he cut or increased is correct.So what should he cut?????..........hi speed rail is the future considering energy concerns,and we are behind the curve.

-- Posted by lamont on Tue, Mar 1, 2011, at 9:04 AM

Why is he making these cuts?

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Tue, Mar 1, 2011, at 9:20 AM

Interesting Republicans want deeper cuts

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Tue, Mar 1, 2011, at 9:46 AM

Maybe we should just go through the budget and cut all programs that have been interpreted as a federal responsibility by the over streching of the elastic clause.

-- Posted by Conservative on Tue, Mar 1, 2011, at 3:52 PM

It wasn't Homer's plan

he copied and pasted and changed a few words.

He should of provide the links ! Just sayin !!

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Wed, Mar 2, 2011, at 8:20 AM

Homer calm down there, I wasn't pickin nothing not even my teeth and I don't see any thing close to attack ??? Was only stating the truth HA

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Wed, Mar 2, 2011, at 7:31 PM

Mtn Homer: I actually commented thid morning but it is not showing up. Maybe I didn't hit the submit button like I thought. So re-cap. I am very impressed and proud of your well-thought and thoroughly researched plan of attack. Believe me, I know how exhausting it can be to research and then make an informed comment. I am just beaming with joy. You wowed me!

MsM: Appreciate the message. I know that you have taken the time and effort to research something and make a comment. I certainly appreciate it when you do.

-- Posted by kimkovac on Wed, Mar 2, 2011, at 10:18 PM

Oh but Homer boy I do get it....I found your copy and paste job word for word in a couple of your paragraphs so you see I did my research..... :)

Kim thanks I love to research and obtain knowledge and happy I am able to do it...

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Wed, Mar 2, 2011, at 11:05 PM

Well, Homer. I do like to express myself. I just posted the real actual text messages I got from my daughter who left school & protested on Monday. I'm sure that there will be some people not very happy with the conversation that I had with her. Truth is sometimes hard to tell and I struggled with posting it. However, it is the actual text messages and I felt that I needed to share it. Others may not agree with me, but I'm used to that.

-- Posted by kimkovac on Wed, Mar 2, 2011, at 11:35 PM

Homer Just for you I provided your (link) from where you got your information,.... you know your big budget plan. You got it all from one site so I broke it down for each of your paragraphs I provided the (LINK)

And you are right on target with the comment you left at 12:07 AM You must of gotten tired when you started talking about yourself !! Just Sayin !

You poor wretched person whoever you are !! Sitting on the computer that late at night must be pretty lonely for ya......... don't ya think ??

But hey everyone likes to be entertained and you are most definitely the entertainer

Keep up the good work, I would miss you if you didn't respond back to me (remember awhile back you said you weren't going to respond back to me??)

And now may the name calling begin !

Below is your link copied and pasted :) (Smile)





-- Posted by MsMarylin on Thu, Mar 3, 2011, at 8:47 AM

Homer I knew you would be entertaining ! As always you stepped up to the plate......... You wanted me to provide (your) links so I did.... Now your unhappy Well


Thank you for the comfort food you threw in with your entertainment..... :) Stretch ......yawn.......... I got a full Belly

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Thu, Mar 3, 2011, at 3:47 PM

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I've lived in Mtn Home since 1989, so that's...hold on...I'm thinking...WOW! Exactly 25 years! Boy, I think I can almost declare myself an Idahoan. But my family is British and I grew up in Louisiana around lots of other Brits so I still think I'm a little bit of a mutt. Those of you who have been around awhile may remember when I used to blog all the time. My opinions weren't very accepted and there was always an issue because I work for the county. That really wasn't fair because I NEVER blog at work! And I am still entitled to my opinions and thoughts about city and county issues, right? However, it stirred a lot of pots and those pots certainly can make a lot of noise! Since I'm a writer, I took what I wrote in my blog seriously so I spent a lot of time researching things which got exhausting to do when you're not even get a paycheck for it. So I stopped. That was a blessing to many! However, to this day, I still have people stop me and ask me why I wasn't blogging and t! hey missed it. I've missed it. Mainly because there are so many issues that come up and I have no voice except around my friends and I'm sure they are tired of it.
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