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Fed budget should consider reality -- Reagan

The current furor over the national budget is ample proof of the fact that federal budgets should be completed in time and based on reality, and not based on welfare-state politics.
Instead, Congress keeps kicking the can down the road by enacting so-called CRs (Continuing Resolutions) that have become nothing more than legislation that allows Congress to enact all the legislation they could not get through standing on their own.
Example: the infamous Boland Amendments (1982 and 1984), which while outlawing assistance to the Contras fighting the leftist Nicaraguan government, at the same time allowed assistance to them for what ...


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