Tag Archive for austerity

Irvine City Council Preserves Funding Set for Chopping Block

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With pressure from the community and revenue projections that seem to be too conservative for what is actually anticipated, the Irvine City Council voted 3-1 to preserve funding for the Irvine Barclay Theater, the Orange County Human Relations Commission, the OC Legal Aid Services and the Discovery Science Center with Republican Council member Christina Shea…

For Your Summer Reading

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While it’s fashionable among the conservative and libertarian sectors of Orange County, especially when talking about the economies of foreign nations like Greece and Spain, the Austerity Measures are actually delaying any sort of economic rebound.  Not so you say?  I dare you to pick up a new book released last week by Mark Blyth…

Prosperity vs Austerity

When Bill Clinton was president and the economy was booming, the frequent refrain was “a rising tide lifts all boats.”  Government was paying down the debt accrued by the Reagan-Bush (I) years and we had a strong economy with budget surpluses.  Life was good.  When George W. Bush became president, it was tax cuts all…