When I was young I took piano lessons. I hated them. I begged my mother to let me stop and she said I would regret it if I quit. I told her if I was not allowed to stop I was going to lock myself in my room and never come out. I quit piano. My mother was right, I regret...
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Tag: Budget Cuts
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March 28, 2011 | 3:33 pm
Leaders of two Jewish groups are joining an organized fast to protest proposed congressional budget cuts to poverty programs in the United States and abroad.
The fast, initiated by HungerFast, a group led by anti-hunger activist Tony Hall, takes aim at proposed substantive cuts now...
March 1, 2011 | 6:43 pm
February 22, 2011 | 6:53 pm
My in-box has been crowded these last days by requests that I sign on to this draft letter or that, all demanding that budget cuts proposed by House Republicans be restored. AmeriCorps fears it will be eliminated entirely. Federal help to states to defray some of the costs of special...
February 15, 2011 | 3:57 pm
Jewish groups expressed concerns about proposed Obama administration cuts in poverty assistance, but praised the U.S. budget for preserving aid to Israel.
The White House’s proposed budget, released Monday, projects cuts in programs such as heating for the poor and in blocs of money...
December 3, 2008 | 10:51 pm
February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pmAfter visiting a Los Angeles public charter high school where mostly poor and working-class young people receive an education, I went home and turned on the Democratic presidential debate and saw that the subject of public schools was hardly mentioned.
I wasn't surprised. Although...
September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm
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