Tuesday, September 27, 2011

COP: The New Republican House has proposed the following cuts

*US programs*

*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
- *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**.*
- *Cut** **Federal 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
- *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 Massachusett .** **$9 million annual
- *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
- *General Assistance to **District of Columbia**. $210 million annual
- *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
- *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 processing** **payment 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**.**
- *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 Congres*s**.*
- *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
- *Ready to Learn TV Program. $27 million savings**..*
- *HUD Ph.D. Program**.*
- *Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act**.*

- *TOTAL SAVINGS**: $2..5 Trillion over Ten Years*

*My question is,** **what THE HELL is all this doing in the budget in
the first place?*
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