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PAUL RYAN'S PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS

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  1. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    This took my breath away..read carefully!!!! The numbers will surprise you


    PAUL RYAN'S PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS

    A List of Republican Budget Cuts
    Notice S.S. and the military are NOT on this list
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    These are all the programs that the new Republican House has proposed cutting. Read to the end.


    * Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy -- $445 million annual savings.
    * Save America 's Treasures Program -- $25 million annual savings.
    * International Fund for Ireland -- $17 million annual savings.
    * Legal Services Corporation -- $420 million annual savings.
    * National Endowment for the Arts -- $167.5 million annual savings.
    * National Endowment for the Humanities -- $167.5 million annual savings.
    * Hope VI Program -- $250 million annual savings.
    * Amtrak Subsidies -- $1.565 billion annual savings.
    * Eliminate duplicating education programs -- H.R. 2274 (in last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a savings of $1.3 billion annually.
    * U.S. Trade Development Agency -- $55 million annual savings.
    * Woodrow Wilson Center Subsidy -- $20 million annual savings.
    * Cut in half funding for congressional printing and binding -- $47 million annual savings.
    * John C. Stennis Center Subsidy -- $430,000 annual savings.
    * Community Development Fund -- $4.5 billion annual savings.
    * Heritage Area Grants and Statutory Aid -- $24 million annual savings.
    * Cut Federal Travel Budget in Half -- $7.5 billion annual savings
    * Trim Federal Vehicle Budget by 20% -- $600 million annual savings.
    * Essential Air Service -- $150 million annual savings.
    * Technology Innovation Program -- $70 million annual savings.
    * Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program -- $125 million annual savings..
    * Department of Energy Grants to States for Weatherization -- $530 million annual savings.
    * Beach Replenishment -- $95 million annual savings.
    * New Starts Transit -- $2 billion annual savings.
    *
    Exchange Programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Their Historical Trading Partners in Massachusetts -- $9 million annual savings
    * Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants -- $2.5 billion annual savings.
    * Title X Family Planning -- $318 million annual savings.
    * Appalachian Regional Commission -- $76 million annual savings.
    * Economic Development Administration -- $293 million annual savings.
    * Programs under the National and Community Services Act -- $1.15 billion annual savings.
    * Applied Research at Department of Energy -- $1.27 billion annual savings.
    * Freedom CAR and Fuel Partnership -- $200 million annual savings..
    * Energy Star Program -- $52 million annual savings.
    *Economic Assistance to Egypt -- $250 million annually.
    * U.S.Agency for International Development -- $1.39 billion annual savings.
    * General Assistance to District of Columbia -- $210 million annual savings.
    * Subsidy for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority -- $150 million annual savings.
    *Presidential Campaign Fund -- $775 million savings over ten years.
    * No funding for federal office space acquisition -- $864 million annual savings.
    * End prohibitions on competitive sourcing of government services.
    * Repeal the Davis-Bacon Act -- More than $1 billion annually.
    * IRS Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to deposit fees for some services it offers (such as processing payment plans for taxpayers) to the Treasury, instead of allowing it to remain as part of its budget -- $1.8 billion savings over ten years.
    *Require collection of unpaid taxes by federal employees -- $1 billion total savings. WHAT'S THIS ABOUT?
    * Prohibit taxpayer funded union activities by federal employees -- $1.2 billion savings over ten years.
    * Sell excess federal properties the government does not make use of -- $15 billion total savings.
    *Eliminate death gratuity for Members of Congress. WHAT???
    * Eliminate Mohair Subsidies -- $1 million annual savings.
    *Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- $12.5 million annual savings. WELL ISN'T THAT SPECIAL
    * Eliminate Market Access Program -- $200 million annual savings.
    * USDA Sugar Program -- $14 million annual savings.
    * Subsidy to Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -- $93 million annual savings.
    * Eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program -- $56.2 million annual savings.
    *Eliminate fund for Obamacare administrative costs -- $900 million savings.
    * Ready to Learn TV Program -- $27 million savings..
    * HUD Ph.D. Program.
    * Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act.
    *TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion over Ten Years


    My question is, what is all this doing in the budget in the first place?

    Maybe this is why the Democrats are attacking Paul Ryan.
    Please Send to everyone you know..
     
  2. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Holly cow!!! No wonders we are in such a big hole!
     
  3. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    It's a good start.
     
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  4. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    I need mohair, I be bald.
     
  5. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    "Bipartisan usually means that a larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." - George Carlin
     
  6. DMax

    DMax Yamhill Well-Known Member

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    Remember Obammy got our budget rammed up very year since elected. These cuts will not even go into effect for 2 to 5 yrs yet spending this year 2014 will be more than last year. I am not saying this is not a good start considering the congress at this time. But it will have Zero effect on our economy if that is want people are thinking. Check out this link and you will see what is going on with our economy its all tricks and slight if hand. The question will your cash get all the big interest from inflation or will your cash be worth pennies on the dollar with a new currency. Since we will never know which way and when it will go. I am paying off our house with the cash as its my payback to the banks to pay them is worthless dollars while I still can.

    Obama's Phony Populism - DickMorris.com at DickMorris.com
     
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  7. ejmpnu92

    ejmpnu92 Hillsboro, Or Active Member

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    Yeah, there is more to this bill than just the cuts.... while I am happy they found a place to start, there are way too many questions about what he had to give up to get this deal... not convinced any of this will get past the Pres.
     
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  8. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I'm not an expert, but I think the Republicans Senators are just trying to avoid another shutdown and not rock the boat....they know people are mad and want to take back the house.
     
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  9. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Drop in a bucket while 100 million are not working, the border is overrun and obongos socialized medicine destroys what's left of the economy. Dog and pony show
     
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  10. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    All these would be a really good start. But unfortunately these cuts will never happen. Ronald Reagan said it best: "The nearest thing to eternal life on earth is a government program."
     
  11. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    You mean Paul Ryano?

    This budget is a joke and there are no real cuts in it.
    1) No session of congress is limited by deals make by previous sessions.

    The democrats are evil - almost everything they do hurts this nation.
    The republicans are stupid and weak - they get shafted by the democrats time and time again and yet keep coming back to negotiate because this time it will be different. This time they will not lie to us. That is stupid. The other times they know what the democrats are doing is horribly wrong but they cave in - that is week.

    .Might as well write in Empty Chair on the next ballot. It sure would be an improvement over 95% of these nim rods
     
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  12. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    If I'm not mistaken these cuts are to anticipated spending not actual spending.
     
  13. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I feel the same way but writing Empty Chair or sitting this one out will only feel good till after the election and you find out the Dems have both houses. Even weak opposition is better than no opposition.
     
  14. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Actually there will be no better time than now for our enemies to go all the way and trigger the reset button
     
  15. Kimber Custom

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  16. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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  17. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    Exactly
     
  18. waglockfan

    waglockfan Puget Sound Well-Known Member

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    What exactly is the Woodrow Wilson Center? How exactly is it this place gets so much money? If its so damn important his friggin decendants should pay for it, not me.
     
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  19. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    So here's my answer. Pay off our home loans, sock money and food and ammo away. And then on a set day, millions of us quit paying taxes. No money's, no money for these programs. Remember these programs are shell games for lining politicians pockets.
     
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  20. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    It does not matter in the long run.
    Compromise with democrats works like this:

    Day 1) You have $100.
    A democrat comes by and wants you to give him $50.
    You compromise and give him $20.

    Day 2) You have $80.
    A democrat comes by and wants $40.
    You compromise again, and she takes $20.

    Day 3) You have $60.
    A democrat comes by and wants $30 (they are sympathetic, $50 would be too much)
    You compromise again, and she takes $20.

    ..............
    ......................
    A few more compromises and you have enough money left over to buy a cup of coffee.
     
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