Browsing All posts tagged under »Budget«

they’re not even TRYING to be sneaky or elusive about it anymore…

July 19, 2011


On debt, Obama team pleaded with credit rating firms before downgrade warnings – The Washington Post. At one key moment, worried that news of a potential downgrade could wreak havoc on the markets, officials summoned four Standard & Poor’s analysts to a meeting with nearly every senior member of President Obama’s economic team at which Treasury Secretary Timothy […]

Budget Deal to Get Complex, I Get Nervous

June 11, 2011


Budget Deal to Get Complex as Cuts Are Decided – I think anyone who is in favor of fair cuts and true reform should be a little nervous after what we saw earlier in the year: “That was about numbers,” Senator Kent Conrad, a North Dakota Democrat who is the chairman of the Budget […]

Details of the Bipartisan Budget Deal

April 9, 2011


Details of the Bipartisan Budget Deal | The White House. I know i’m exhausted and my emotions are a little out of whack because of how tired i am, but reading this literally made me cry… i’ve been trying to stay away from news for the last few days (well, the internet in generally… really, […]

enough is enough… seriously

March 15, 2011


I just don’t understand…. and i’m really fucking frustrated about it. Teacher Layoff Day at Mission High | Mother Jones: Even though the state’s real budget numbers will only become clear after a special election in June—in which Governor Jerry Brown will ask voters to approve a temporary sales tax increase to save schools—California mandates today’s […]