Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Budgets from Reagan to Obama

UPDATE: Next show, let's discuss some of the difficult decisions that will have to be made to balance the budget, with a case study of WUWF, focusing on the general expenses (I'm trying to get a copy of the station's $1.135 million budget), funding sources, and Public Radio's campaign to prevent cuts to government funding.

Somebody remind me if I forget.

From the Washington Post:

Humor aside, the budget is a mess. That said, "[s]ee how Obama's spending compares to his predecessors and how presidential priorites shift over time" at the Washington Post, 30 years of spending priorities.

Then "[e]xplore every nook and cranny of President Obama's budget proposal" at The New York Times, Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal: How $3.7 Trillion is Spent.

America's Funniest Grandmother

The comedy of Mrs. Hughes: