The Conservative government’s first balanced budget in eight years is expected to sprinkle billions in spending on long-promised tax cuts and transit projects across Canada, months before a federal election, while hammering home that the deficit has been eliminated. noch 753 Wörter
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I don’t know whether to be impressed or horrified by Paul Krugman.
I’m impressed that he’s always “on message.” No matter what’s happening in America or around the world, he always has some sort of story about why events show the need for bigger government. noch 691 Wörter
The federal budget watchdog says the books are already balanced but that tens of billions of dollars in expected surpluses will be largely wiped out by new tax breaks, lower oil prices and reduced EI premiums — possibly leading to small deficits within two years. noch 813 Wörter
When the Republicans cut food stamps and even NASA they say that they’re trying to balance the budget. When they refuse to fix our crumbling infrastructure they say that there is no way to pay for it. noch 54 Wörter