While Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) left the country, his top officials delivered the proposed 2018 budget to Congress with $1.4 trillion cuts against everyone except the wealthy and large corporations. The winner is the military and increased defense for waging war throughout the world.
Budget Director Mick Mulvaney tried to defend the document in a press conference. These are his talking points:
Instead of a budget, the document is tax cuts. Mulvaney said that the title should be “A Taxpayer-First Budget” instead of “The New Foundation for American Greatness.”
The plan is based on “compassion.” The “compassion” is only for people paying taxes.
DDT-economics demands a three percent growth. (Actually, it requires a 4.5 percent growth.)
The money goes for police, military, and border walls. That’s $54 billion that needs to be taken from helping people.
Only people in uniform deserve safety nets. All people other than veterans—disabled, students…
View original post 1,246 more words