Category Archives: Budget

Time for a New Budget Process: Tiered Spending

Time for a New Budget Process: Tiered Spending http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/09/time_for_a_new_budget_process_tiered_spending.html Re-posted from American Thinker. Geoff

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Illinois Budget: What it Does and Doesn’t Do (Surprise Giveaway to Muni Bondholders?)

Illinois Budget: What it Does and Doesn’t Do (Surprise Giveaway to Muni Bondholders?) | MishTalk  https://mishtalk.com/2017/07/12/illinois-budget-what-it-does-and-doesnt-do-surprise-giveaway-to-muni-bondholders/ Re-posted from MishTalk. Geoff Geoff Comments: They passed the first budget in three years, HOWEVER, in is not a balanced budget, does not fix … Continue reading

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Congress returns to battles over health care, budget

Congress returns to battles over health care, budget | WTOP http://wtop.com/national/2017/07/welcome-back-congress-health-care-budget-await-lawmakers/ Re-posted from WTOP. Geoff Geoff Comments: The Republican Senate and House continues to be an embarrassment for America as they cannot seem to be able to transcend petty differences … Continue reading

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Trump Cuts White House Budget, Saves American Taxpayer $22 Million

Trump Cuts White House Budget, Saves American Taxpayer $22 Million http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/07/02/trump-cuts-white-house-budget-saves-american-taxpayer-22-million/ Re-posted from Breitbart. Geoff Geoff Comments: As President Trump responded when asked about all the remaining vacancies, “I know about them and I am not going to fill them.” … Continue reading

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Trump’s budget isn’t the disaster you think, ex-CBO chief says

Trump’s budget isn’t the disaster you think, ex-CBO chief says – CNN.com http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/27/opinions/trumps-budget-is-not-the-disaster-you-think-holtz-eakin/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff Geoff Comments: As I have noted before, this Budget is the first hint that we have a fiscally responsible adult as President… This … Continue reading

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Trump blasts NATO allies for not paying fair share

Trump blasts NATO allies for not paying fair share – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/International/trump-blasts-nato-allies-paying-fair-share/story?id=47608155 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff Geoff comments: Long overdue, and he did it in no uncertain terms, something that previous Presidents did not have the backbone to … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Exposes The Presidential Budget Charade

Ron Paul Exposes The Presidential Budget Charade | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-05-23/ron-paul-exposes-presidential-budget-charade Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: A good explanation of the annual Fiscal-Political rain dance…

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Trump’s budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years

Trump’s budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/trumps-budget-proposal-slashes-spending-by-36-trillion-over-10-years/2017/05/22/69dbdb5e-3f1c-11e7-adba-394ee67a7582_story.html?utm_term=.2ed707d509da Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Finally! An American Budget that moves in a direction that the Country needs to move for our … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget Will Slash $1.7 Trillion In Entitlements, Cut Food Stamps By 25%

Trump’s Budget Will Slash $1.7 Trillion In Entitlements, Cut Food Stamps By 25% | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-05-22/president-trumps-budget-will-slash-17-trillion-entitlements-spending Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: It’s time to stop coddling the unproductive part of society and start supporting the inspiration of … Continue reading

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China’s massive infrastructure project is facing a cash crunch

China’s massive infrastructure project is facing a cash crunch – Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/belt-and-road-initiative-china-2017-5?utm_source=feedburner&amp%3Butm_medium=referral&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29 Re-posted from Business Insider. Geoff Geoff Comments: Just what China ordered, a $30 Trillion headache, hopefully, President Trump will prevail on influencing the Chinese to work out … Continue reading

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