2/01/2004

Guns and Caviar

From the San Diego Union-Tribune comes the report

The Bush Budget: Guns and Caviar

The Bush Administration's new economic proposals are almost literally wrapped in the flag, with the stars and stripes adorning the cover of this year's budget. As that cover emphasizes, the country needs to finance a war on terrorism over the next several years. But there is much more to the President's economic plan than the defense build-up, and the other proposals are fiscally reckless and regressive. In light of the massive deterioration in the budget over the past year and the nation's increased defense needs, freezing the tax cuts planned for the future would be more responsible...