The President’s 8th and final budget was released this week. It charted a familiar path: more deficit spending, a failure to include the costs of off-setting alternative minimum tax (AMT) relief, a failure to include the true costs of the war and a failure to provide pay parity for our […]
Last week, President Bush vetoed the popular, bipartisan, state-federal Children’s Health Insurance Program known as SCHIP; legislation that would provide 10 million low income children – 211,000 in the Commonwealth – access to government financed, private health insurance. The President’s reasoning? He claims the bill is too expensive.
Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War. Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy. The escalation […]
The American public expects every level of government to solve problems; when government fails in this responsibility, the public responds by placing it under new leadership.
The Bush administration is relying on a slender thread to justify its disastrous war in Iraq: Saddam Hussein is now in jail.