What happened next should be a lesson to us all.
Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has removed scientists from the EPA's Board of Scientific Counselors to be replaced by people who are opposed to regulation. President Trump nominated Jim Bridenstine, a Republican congressman from Oklahoma with no science or space background as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) administrator. He has also named Sam Clovis as the Agriculture Department's chief scientist. Clovis, former talk-radio host and blogger has labeled climate research "junk science."
Many of us would be devastated if a budget is passed that makes cuts to Social Security, which we depend on.
Ever since the Great Depression and the Second World War, the United States has been struggling to find the best way to provide for the health care needs of its citizens.
President Trump promises to "Make America Great Again." His proposed budget and the actions of his agencies will make America weaker, not greater.
Unless you are a person with a numbers-kind of mind, budgets may be confusing to you. Here are some things that you might want to keep in mind as you learn about budgeting.