Political Science

  Week 6 Discussion 1: Presidential Advisor 1515 unread replies.1616 replies. Required Resources Read/review the aftercited media for this activity: Textbook: Review Chapter 2, 3 (pp. 56-59), 13 Lesson Additional literary founts you substantiate through your own lore Initial Post Instructions You are an advisor to the Principal tasked failure biting at last $300 billion from the budget. The principal wants your recommendations to cut lines, not ample categories. Explain why you chose those cuts. Note: These are not gentleman US budget gum. DOMESTIC PROGRAMS AND FOREIGN AID Cut some extraneous aid to African countries  $17 billion Eliminate farm subsidies  $14 billion Cut pay of civilian federal workers by 5 percent  $14 billion Reduce the aggravateall federal workforce by 10%  $12 billion Cut aid to states by 5%  $29 billion MILITARY Cut the number of nuclear warheads, and end the "Star Wars" projectile plea program  $19 billion Reduce soldierlike to pre-Iraq War wideness and elevate attenuate troops in Asia and Europe  $25 billion Cancel or failure some weapons programs  $19 billion HEALTHCARE Enact medical corruption amend by reducing the chances of ample corruption verdicts  $ 8 billion Increase the Medicare eligibility age to 68  $ 8 billion Raise the Social Security solitude age to 68.  $ 13 billion EXISTING TAXES Return the fortune tax to Clinton-era levels, departure on an fortune rate aggravate than $1 darling to their heirs would keep portions of those fortunes taxed.  $ 50 billion End tax cuts for allowance aggravatehead $250,000 a year  $ 54 billion End tax cuts for allowance underneath $250,000 a year  $ 172 billion Payroll tax growth for nation making aggravate $106,000 year-by-year contributing aggravate to Social Security and Medicare.  $ 50 billion NEW TAXES Institute a Millionaire's tax on allowance aggravatehead $1 darling  $ 50 billion Add a notorious 5% sales tax  $ 41 billion Add a tax on carbon emissions  $ 40 billion Tax banks domiciled on their widenesss and the sum of occasion they select.  $ 73 billion Total gap trained by your budget plan $_________________ Use testimony (mention founts) to assistance your defense from assigned readings or online lessons, and at last one without literary fount. Follow-Up Post Instructions Respond to at last two comrades or one comrade and the preceptor. Elevate the discourse by providing aggravate instruction and clarification. Minimum of 1 literary fount, which can include your textbook or assigned readings or may be from your attached literary lore. Writing Requirements Minimum of 3 posts (1 primal & 2 follow-up) APA format for in-text citations and catalogue of references