Monday, February 28, 2005

The sorry fiscal record of a "conservative" administration

We already know's time for the repigs to put down their edition of My Pet Goat and wake up to their ruinous form of government. One would think they would get tired of being failures.

The sorry fiscal record of a "conservative" administration

David S. Broder / Syndicated columnist

WASHINGTON — Back-to-back briefings last week put a harsh spotlight on the deep hole left by the budget policies of George Bush's first term. Millions of Americans will be paying the price for the fiscal profligacy of this misnamed conservative government.

The bad news, delivered in the first report, is that the camouflaged domestic spending cuts contained in the Bush budget will — if accepted by Congress — do serious damage to education initiatives, low-income assistance and environmental programs over the next five years. More>>>


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