• Bush Cut Medicaid White House
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    Bush budget cuts Medicaid, disabled housing, but still worsens deficits President George W. Bush proposed a $2. 57 trillion US budget Monday that erases scores of programs and slices Medicaid, disabled housing and many others but still worsens federal deficits by $42 billion over the next five years. In one of the most austere presidential budgets in years - one that faces precarious prospects in Congress - Bush would give nine of the 15 cabinet-level departments less money in 2006 than they are...
  • Health Care Tax Ontario Government
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    On June 8 1995 the Mike Harris Conservative government was elected to power in the Province of Ontario. Harris throughout his campaign at the time talked of tax cuts, job creation among many other promises in the overall goal of balancing the budget and making Ontario a better place to live. As such, through Harris' "Common Sense" revolution platform, he outlined how it was going to be done and what he wanted to do in order to achieve his objectives. Since Bob Rae's NDP government created an $11...
  • The Reagan Tax Cuts And Foreign Policy
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    The Reagan Tax Cuts and Foreign Policy During the 1980's President Ronald Reagan's (our 40 th president from 1981 to 1989) domestic policy of a substantial tax cut led to greatly increased economic prosperity for our country. During Reagan's administration marked changes were made to the tax code and economic statistics showed a major change for the better. However, at the same time, the Democrats controlled the Congressand continued increased spending against Reagan's wishes. The Joint Economic...
  • Milton Friedman Government Spending
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    Dr. Friedman insisted I use national income data (instead of GDP) for measuring economy size. He continually stressed the necessity of recognizing the add-on load to the economy of regulatory compliance costs. And, don't forget to include your data sources, he said. Comment to assist your readers, but show them the hard data as your base. And, don't get side-tracked by what other nations are doing - - make all comparisons to America's own history. Good advice. In his letters Dr. Friedman includ...
  • Bob Dole A Race To The Top
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    Bob Dole: A Race to the Top People understand they can't get all these tax cuts, protect their favorite programs, and balance the budget,' says Susan Tanaka speaking on the promises made by presidential candidate Bob Dole to the American public (Gibbs 1996). Bob Dole proposed his tax cut package on Aug. 5, 1996 hoping to entice the public into voting for him in the 1996 presidential elections. Dole focuses his proposal towards social conservatives and supply sides believing he will give them the...
  • Implications Of George W Bush
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    Implications of George W. Bush s Tax Cut By: Erick Everhard When George W Bush started to talk about a huge across the board tax cut in December 1, 1999 most people thought he was full of hot air. The 1. 6 trillion dollar proposal was not very realistic. Sure everybody would appreciate some reprieve from Uncle Sam s relentless pick pocketing of the working man s wages, but at what cost Money doesn t grow on trees so the question of everybody s mind was, What other programs are going to be shafte...
  • 1992 Presidential Election Hampshire Primary
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    1992 Presidential Election As the voting began in the New Hampshire primary, there were only five serious contenders for the Democratic nomination. The list included Paul Tsongas (Mass. ), Bill Clinton (Ark. ), Tom Harkin, Jerry Brown (California), and Bob Kerrey (Neb. ). Clinton s strategy was to present himself as a candidate of substance by offering specific proposals that addressed most of the major problems facing the U. S. He positioned himself as a visionary leader by proposing bold prog...
  • Cutting Tax Government Money Taxes
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    Chad Stig all Econ 100 11/26/96 Economic Policy The new economic policy of the united states should include cutting taxes, reducing governmental waste, and balance the budget by having a smaller more efficient federal government. It should include equal opportunity for financial security but not through a government sponsored redistribution of wealth program. Cutting taxes across the board including income tax rates, capital gains and estate taxes among others should provide a growth spurt for t...
  • American Economy After September 11th
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    American Economy after September 11 th " Every president is dealt a hand of cards,' said John Shove n, a Stanford University economist and senior fellow at the conservative Hoover Institution. 'Bush inherited a pretty tough hand.' When President Bush took the office in the year 2000, things were moving smoothly on the surface. Undercover there was havoc. Tragedy of September 11 th shook the world but it shook the US most. Technically speaking, one would say of course it rocked the US, after all...
  • Tax Cut Cuts Aug 1999
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    TAX CUTS GORE TAX CUTS. Cut taxes for 99% of middle class, not the wealthiest 1%. (Oct 3). Target surplus at national debt, rainy days, & education. (Sep 30). End marriage penalty; reform estate tax; targeted cuts. (Sep 6). Lower taxes for working families with targeted tax reform. (Sep 6). Yes, it's your money-but it's your programs too. (Aug 31). Too large a tax cut would wreck economy & military readiness. (Aug 23). Tax cuts to benefit middle-class, not just the rich. (Aug 21). Bush's tax c...
  • National Deficit Tax Cuts
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    As one of the top ten concerns in this years presidential election, the national deficit has been given some attention by both presidential candidates. But the candidates can only make promises to the public on this issue, stating that they will cut the national deficit in half, by 2009. Since both George W. Bush and John Kerry have the same goal, the examination begins on how each of them plan to achieve it. When President Clinton took office, he reduced the national debt by 10% in his last fiv...
  • Gaza Strip Gore Bush Article
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    Social Studies Political Spectrum Project By Cameron N azeri Introduction I have gathered four articles from the New York Times newspaper, which is a Liberal newspaper, and broken them down into a summary and a short understanding of what makes the article Liberal. The four articles include a political cartoon, an editorial peace, a national article, and an additional article. Gun Battle Halts Mideast Cease-fire International / additional article. During the daylight hours of October 2, the ceas...
  • Four Years Clinton Dole Cuts
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    A Victory For Clinton Another four years, another new president? The election of 1996 for president moves closer everyday as the republican Robert Dole, and the president Bill Clinton fight it out. Far behind and by all means out of the race is Ross Perot. The polls show Dole-Kemp behind Clinton-Gore, and the results will stay this way for several key reasons. Clinton will serve another four years as president since Americans know what to expect from him as president. On several key issues, such...
  • Economic Policy Cutting Tax
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    Economic Policy Chad StigallEcon 10011/26/96 The new economic policy of the united states should include cutting taxes, reducing governmental waste, and balance the budget by having a smaller more efficient federal government. It should include equal opportunity for financial security but not through a government sponsored redistribution of wealth program. Cutting taxes across the board including income tax rates, capital gains and estate taxes among others should provide a growth spurt for the ...
  • Tax Cut Government Economy America
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    Productivity in the U. S. and What the Government Must Do John sits at home each night with his wife and two children and watches the news. He listens as experts on the economy tell him that the economy is growing and that the GDP is growing. He wonders how this can be, because he lost his job months ago and has not been able to find work since. Has the very country that John lives in moved on and left him behind? This is the question that many Americans are asking themselves, and many more will...
  • President Bush's Tax Cut
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    Bush calls for $550 billion in tax cuts On Wednesday, April 16, 2003 President Bush used the backdrop of tax day to urge congress to pass his $550 billion or more in tax cuts that he says will jumpstart our economy. The tax cuts he proposed would create 1. 4 million jobs by the end of 2004. The proposal bush announced was designed to attack specific weaknesses that were slowing down our economy and kept companies from hiring new workers. Bush's first tax cut proposal was for $726 billion in tax...
  • Should Congress Have Enacted George W Bush's Tax Cut
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    Should The Congress of the United States have enacted what is now called the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA). This is an endless debate of facts, figures and various economic models. One on side, the so called "supply-sides", and proponents of Reaganomics argue that tax-cuts, even when largely benefited by only the top wealthiest in the nation, benefit all in the economy through what has been called the trickle down theory. In contrast there are some economists...
  • Progressive Conservative Health Care Canada
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    The federal election, which will be held on November 27 th, has become a major focus for me. I have looked up every partyf's platform, and decided to vote for the Progressive Conservatives for many reasons, including health care, tax cuts, and immigration. Since I am from Korea, the immigration issue is extremely important to me. Also, as a Canadian citizen, health care and tax cuts are essential to my life in Canada. I think the Progressive Conservative Party has the best platform for these iss...
  • Debates On Tax Cuts
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    Debates On Tax Cuts The debates on tax cuts taking place in Congress are making the daily headlines of every radio station, newspaper, and television station in America. The issue at hand is what to do with the projected budget surplus estimated to total $2. 9 trillion over the next decade. Republicans and Democrats of the House and Senate have come up with several tax cut proposals ranging from less than $300 billion to almost $800 billion worth of tax cuts. Opposing views from both party membe...
  • Analyzing Tax Polls Taxes
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    Taxes have always been a hotly debated policy, but have been receiving more attention recently with the new Bush administration. This attention has spurred new thought and consideration of the issue. It seems that people vary in their reasons for supporting tax cuts, but also generally believe that taxes should be low and paid for by the wealthy. Ideas of limited government, equality of opportunity, and individualism influence Americans' beliefs regarding taxes; because of these beliefs, most Am...