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The Ryan Budget, Or The Plan To Make Atlas Shrug

By Humble Opinion, published on May 21, 2012

Attempting to deliver a final crushing blow to government help for the poor, the 2012 Republican Party voted in favor of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan's Budget plan. Touting it as the most efficient way to bring down the deficit, these followers of fiction writer Ayn Rand would have the nation believe that cutting off all help for those with the least, and giving that money to the richest fat cats in the country, will somehow deliver us from the depression that was started by these very same hucksters.

Propaganda channels like Fox News tell their listeners that this is the most courageous... (more)

Tags: politics, republicans, democrats, democracy, congress, poverty, ayn rand, budget, corporations, paul ryan

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate. Honestly.

By LincolnDidn'tLie, published on Jun 25, 2011

...to $30 million dollars from the general public. They plan to use the three year time span while they are collecting money, “to determine what sort of system will be needed.” At the end of the three years, they will spend the money (if it is still there and not utilized to fill holes in the budget) and install an unknown system that they haven't convinced anyone that they really need.

Every year, for the next three years, there will be collective revenue of $10 to $14 million dollars for the MDOC. Their contractual co-defendant, PCS, will be pocketing $3-$4 million dollars of... (more)

Tags: budget, pcs, michigan department of corrections, broke, prison phone rate scheme

NASA's New Mission - Observer

By Fortus, published on Oct 6, 2010

On September 30th, the House Approved NASA's $19 Billion budget for FY2011. As long as President Obama signs the Bill, the budget is set. This means the death of the Constellation Program. What's that you ask? It was a program put into action in 2004 to return Americans to the moon and then on to Mars. It also included designing and building new vehicles to reach the moon, and possibly to Mars as well, and new mobile launches at Cape Kennedy. The vehicles were to be totally new design, new computers, electronics, avionics and of course engines. This means a lot of testing, testing, and more... (more)

Tags: nasa, budget, future, mission, space, spaceflight, private spaceflight

2010-11 California Budget Proposal

By Christopher Wager, published on Feb 2, 2010

... Cal program.

Lawmakers insured tax payers the program would not continue under current financial conditions. As California begins a new year, the financial problems have not gotten any better. Recently the Office of the Governor website released a copy of the Governor’s proposed state budget which he submits to the state legislature for approval in January, then the document is revised in May, and the fiscal year begins July 1. The proposed, unrevised budget document details the Governor’s drastic plans to shear up the state. This information reflects the amount saved and the... (more)

Tags: california, budget, money, governor schwarzenegger, financial

Hayley's Food Column

By Hayley, published on Dec 2, 2009

With the nights drawing in earlier and the ice starting to appear, you need hearty warm food to keep you going.

Here is a casserole recipe that will warm and it cost less than a fiver. And its so easy to make that santa wont need any help at all from his elves.

Winter Warming Casserole

500g Casserole Beef

1 x Packet of a Casserole Vegetable Mix

5 x Medium Sized New Potatoes

1 tsp Thyme

Salt & Pepper

½ tsp Chilli Flakes

Gravy Powder

2 x Beef Stock Cubes

Water

In a casserole pan, lightly fry the beef in a... (more)

Tags: food, budget, beef, casserole, winter, warming

Creating A Magical Christmas Vacation... On A Budget

By Casandra Kennedy, published on Nov 18, 2009

...of toys they have acquired over the years, I was struck with an idea... an idea that is so anti-modern Christmas that it just may work! Substituting presents with memories! What?! How can someone pull that off? It's actually easier than I thought, and here is how:

Step One: Assess your budget. How much do you usually spend per child? This is important because you need a figure to work down from. Sure you could just say "here is what I have and that's that", but if you see your past totals and are able to cut it in half and pull this off you will get a tremendous sense of... (more)

Tags: christmas, memories, budget

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