Posted by: Frank | 08/09/2011

Proposed cuts in New Budget

These are all the
programs that the new Republican House has proposed cutting. Read to the
end.
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy. $445
    million annual savings.
      
  • Save
    America  ‘s Treasures Program. $25 million annual savings.
  • International Fund for  Ireland  . $17 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Legal
    Services Corporation. $420 million annual savings.
  • National
    Endowment for the Arts. $167.5 million annual savings
    .
  • National
    Endowment for the Humanities. $167.5 million annual savings
    .
  • Hope VI
    Program. $250 million annual savings
    .
  • Amtrak
    Subsidies. $1.565 billion annual savings
    .
  • Eliminate duplicative education programs. H.R. 2274 (in
    last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a savings of $1.3
    billion annually
    .
  • U.S. Trade Development Agency. $55 million
    annual
    savings.
  • Woodrow  Wilson   Center Subsidy. $20 million annual savings.
  • Cut in
    half funding for congressional printing and binding. $47 million annual
    savings
    .
  • John  C.   Stennis   Center Subsidy. $430,000 annual savings.
  • Community Development Fund. $4.5 billion annual
    savings
    .
  • Heritage
    Area Grants and Statutory Aid. $24 million annual savings
    .
  • CutFederal Travel Budget in Half. $7.5 billion annual
    savings

  • Trim
    Federal Vehicle Budget by 20%. $600 million annual savings
    .
  • Essential Air Service. $150 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Technology Innovation Program. $70 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program. $125
    million annual savings
    .
  • Department of Energy Grants to States for
    Weatherization. $530 million annual savings
    .
  • Beach
    Replenishment. $95 million annual savings
    .
  • New
    Starts Transit. $2 billion annual savings
    .
  • Exchange
    Programs for  Alaska  , Natives Native Hawaiians
    , and Their Historical Trading Partners in  Massachusetts
    ..
    $9 million annual
    savings

  • Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants. $2.5 billion
    annual savings
    .
  • Title X
    Family Planning. $318 million annual savings
    .
  • Appalachian Regional Commission. $76 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Economic
    Development Administration. $293 million annual savings
    .
  • Programs
    under the National and Community Services Act. $1.15 billion annual
    savings
    .
  • Applied
    Research at Department of Energy. $1.27 billion annual
    savings
    .
  • FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership. $200 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Energy
    Star Program. $52 million annual savings
    .
  • Economic
    Assistance to  Egypt  . $250 million annually
    .
  • U.S. Agency for International
    Development.
    $1.39 billion annual savings.
  • General
    Assistance to  District of Columbia  . $210 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Subsidy
    for  Washington  Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. $150 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Presidential Campaign Fund. $775 million savings over
    ten years
    .
  • No
    funding for federal office space acquisition. $864 million annual
    savings
    .
  • End
    prohibitions on competitive sourcing of government services
    .
  • Repeal
    the Davis-Bacon Act. More than $1 billion annually
    .
  • IRS
    Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to deposit fees for some services it
    offers
    (such as processingpayment plans for taxpayers) to the
    Treasury,
    instead of allowing it to remain as part of its budget.
    $1.8 billion savings over ten years
    .
  • Require
    collection of
    unpaid
    taxes by federal employees. $1 billion total
    savings
    .
    WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?
  • Prohibit
    taxpayer funded union activities by federal employees.
    $1.2 billion savings over ten years.
  • Sell
    excess federal properties the government does not make use of. $15 billion total
    savings
    .
  • Eliminate death gratuity for Members of
    Congress
    .
  • Eliminate Mohair Subsidies. $1 million annual
    savings
    .
  • Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United Nations
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    . $12.5 million annual savings
  • Eliminate Market Access Program. $200 million annual
    savings
    .
  • USDA
    Sugar Program. $14 million annual savings
    .
  • Subsidy
    to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    (OECD)
    .$93 million annual savings.
  • Eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share
    Program. $56.2 million annual savings
    .
  • Eliminate fund for Obamacare administrative
    costs
    . $900 million savings.
  • Ready to
    Learn TV Program. $27 million savings
    ..
  • HUD
    Ph.D. Program
    .
  • Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act.
  • TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion
It works for me – my question is, what  is all this crap doing
in the budget in the first place?

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