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Obama Budget 2012

Obama's Budget Bomb: He Proposes Spending Increases, While Disarming America

Ken Blackwell | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

In terms of actual cuts in defense spending, Obama is shifting the focus from what is known to work in missile defense to developing futuristic missile intercepts which will require years of experimenting at great expense to taxpayers while a vulnerable America waits.

A More Progressive Budget, a More Progressive President?

Richard Kirsch | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

The real challenge for progressives is to use 2012 to increase the likelihood that a reelected President Obama will keep to the new course in 2013.

Obama Delaying Release Of 2013 Budget

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House said Monday that it's delaying for one week the release of President Barack Obama's budget for the 2013 fiscal year...

Moral Budgets: Wedging Black Women's Bodies Part 1

Malkia A. Cyril | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malkia A. Cyril

The 2012 budget is a a painful story. Where it cuts and what it spends tells the story of how deep misogyny runs in the United States. Despite high ...

Sam Stein

Obama's Budget Pits Him Against His Own Life Story | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The budget introduced by the Obama administration on Monday is notable not only for the cuts suggested or investments proposed, but also...

Ryan Grim

Bad Math: Social Spending Cuts Can't Balance Budget | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Any effort to balance the budget by cutting non-defense discretionary spending -- largely social programs targeted to benefit working- a...

Amanda Terkel

Graduate Students May Face Higher Debt Under Obama's Budget Plan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON -- In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama promised that investment in education and getting the next generation of America...