I shall post videos, graphs, news stories, and other material there. We shall use some of this material in class, and you may review the rest at your convenience. You will all receive invitations to post to the blog. (Please let me know if you do not get such an invitation.) I encourage you to use the blog in these ways:
To post questions or comments about the readings before we discuss them in class;
To follow up on class discussions with additional comments or questions.
To post relevant news items or videos.

There are only two major limitations: no coarse language, and no derogatory comments about people at the Claremont Colleges.

Search This Blog

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Budget Deal Passes with Confusion

Today the Budget agreed upon late Friday night of last week, passed both the House and the Senate and now awaits President Obama's signature. Conservative, freshman House Representatives, as well as other members, defected from party leadership with 59 voting against the bill. Some of these freshman representatives were confused about the CBO's latest report which states only $352 million of cuts will be realized this fiscal year. Speaker Boehner assured the freshmen that the cuts would be made eventually and that there is:

A Distinction between Budget Outlay and Budget Authority

Looks like they should've taken this course.

No comments:

Blog Archive