[lbo-talk] Cui malo?

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Wed Aug 3 12:07:06 PDT 2011

On Aug 3, 2011, at 2:36 PM, Andy wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 2:13 PM, SA <s11131978 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think what Andy's looking for is a detailed breakdown of specific programs
>> that get the axe. This fact sheet doesn't give that, because it has to be
>> decided each year through the Congressional committee process. All the deal
>> does is set overall caps, which, as the fact sheet brags (and assuming
>> they're stuck to) "Reduces Domestic Discretionary Spending to the Lowest
>> Level Since Eisenhower."
> That's correct. I wondered what was there besides sticking it to grad
> students, and that's all that seems to be specified. It's hard to
> take any of it seriously, but I'm still not feeling any
> warm-and-fuzzy.

It's one thing to make a deal like this - it's another to translate it into ten real annual budgets.

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