truthful perceptions: evil…

$3.6 million dollars every time Trump goes to his private resort in Florida paid for by the American taxpayer, but apparently their is no money for food for the elderly, light and heating assistance for the poor or education for the masses via public broadcasting.

What kind of Christians do these acts of cruelty to their neighbors? 

Trump’s budget would cut off funding entirely for several agencies, including arts, public broadcasting and development groups, and also proposes steep cuts to agencies like the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency.

Virtually every agency will see some sort of cut, with only Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs getting a boost.

Congress will have the final say, and lawmakers have already expressed opposition to many of the proposals.

Here’s a look at some of the major cuts in the President’s budget blueprint:

Department cuts

Health and Human Services, the department responsible for implementing Obamacare and its proposed repeal, would face a $12.6 billion cut — a 16.2% decrease

  • Environmental Protection Agency: $2.6 billion, or 31.4%
  • State Department: $11 billion, or 28.7%
  • Labor Department: $2.5 billion, or 20.7%
  • Agriculture Department: $5 billion, or 20.7%
  • US Army Corps of Engineers: $1 billion, a 16.3% cut
  • Cuts National Institutes of Health spending by $5.8 billion, a nearly 20% cut. Also overhauls NIH to focus on “highest priority” efforts and eliminates the Fogarty International Center.
  • Other double-digit cuts include Commerce at 15.7%; Education at 13.5%; Housing and Urban Development at 13.2%; Transportation at 12.7%, and Interior at 11.7%.

Program cuts

  • Eliminates the USDA Water and Wastewater loan and grant program, a reduction of $498 million
  • Cuts $250 million by zeroing out National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grants and programs that support coastal and marine management, research and education
  • Reduces or eliminates 20 programs within the Department of Education, including Striving Readers, Teacher Quality Partnership and Impact Aid support payments for federal property and international education programs
  • Cuts FEMA state and local grant funding by $667 million, including the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program and Homeland Security Grant Program
  • Eliminates funds for Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing
  • Ceases payments to the United Nations’ climate change programs for the Green Climate Fund and precursor funds
  • Scales back funding for the World Bank and other international development banks by $650 million over three years
  • Cuts federal subsidies to Amtrak and eliminates support for Amtrak’s long-distance services.
  • Cuts funding to the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Program so new projects will not be funded
  • Shrinks the Treasury workforce by an unspecified amount
  • Stops funding for the Clean Power Plan

Programs Trump proposes to eliminate or zero out

Trump’s budget would eliminate funding for some small, independent agencies entirely, as well as zero out some federal programs:

  • The 21st Century Community Learning Centers program, which supports before- and after-school programs and summer programs
  • Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, which funds research including clean energy
  • African Development Foundation
  • Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Chemical Safety Board
  • Community Development Block Grant, which in part funds Meals on Wheels
  • Community Development Financial Institutions Fund grants, under Treasury
  • Community Services Block Grant, under HHS
  • Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Delta Regional Authority
  • Denali Commission
  • Economic Development Administration
  • Essential Air Service program
  • Global Climate Change Initiative
  • Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Chesapeake Bay funding, and other regional programs under EPA.
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Choice Neighborhoods, and the Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program, all under HUD
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Inter-American Foundation
  • US Trade and Development Agency
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • McGovern-Dole International Food for Education program
  • Minority Business Development Agency, under Commerce
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • NASA’s Office of Education
  • Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
  • Northern Border Regional Commission
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • State Energy Program
  • Supporting Effective Instruction State Grants program, the second-largest program feds have used to influence local education
  • TIGER transportation grants
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • Weatherization Assistance Program
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

 

truthful perceptions: insidious

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INSIDIOUS – Proceeding in a Gradual Subtle  Way, But With Harmful Effects.

For the longest time now I have listened to one word uttered again and again by the enemies of the President. My incredulity met the same level of astonishment of most Americans upon hearing this word, yet by virtue of a series of well orchestrated political events, it is now become more and more clear of what one can begin to see is a greater conspiracy against the nations first African-American President.  The word in question is “Impeach…”

Never mind all of the Republican fueled manufactured crisis’ we’ve endured over this Presidents tenure, let’s just try to see where all of this is going.  This latest avoidable crisis and nonsensical shutdown of the government is another move on the chessboard towards acquiring the King, in this case that means taking back the Presidency even if Vice President Joe Biden finishes the term.

In spite of his vociferous boast last week “that this shutdown is no dam game..” Speaker (Weaker) of the House John Boehner has by his apparent leadership of  inactivity dutifully played along in the much grander game of taking down the President.

The next move…?  If they purposely or rather insidiuous-ly allow the default of the United States government by failing to raise the debt ceiling, it would create global and domestic economic chaos. The short-term effects of this probability is already causing a sense of international instability and concern.  In spite of the Presidents re-election and popularity, the Republican machine have amassed an unrelenting barrage of consistently methodical negative attacks inferring not just the invalidity of President, but constantly insinuating he is the Captain of the Nation’s Titanic doomed to sink us all by his alleged inability to lead.

Perception is everything.  As long as the nation sinks into the quicksand of financial and moral collapse from one systemic failure after the next, they can ultimately say it was done on his watch and therefore rises to the level of impeachment. They will shift positions as they always do from they’re complicity in this mess to again focusing on who was at the top when the United States of America sequestered, shutdown and inevitably defaulted on its financial obligations, thereby causing a global economic crisis.

The sky is not falling, it is being intentionally brought down by an insidiously constructed plan created by very evil men behind the scenes with large pockets and little minds, possessing the power to effectively control key members of the political spectrum.

Focused on the mastery of their hatred for one of the most well educated, intelligent Presidents this country has had in a very long time, they have skewered the media by manipulating a congruence of ignorance into legitimate high profile politicians, while simultaneously characterizing the President as an invalid citizen illegitimately possessing the highest office in the land.

The collateral damage to millions of Americans by the subsequent eradication of vital services, is of little consequence to the framers of America’s destitution, only that the plan goes forward to its final stage of destination which is the inevitable and logical step of an insidious manufactured impeachment.