An Excellent Start! These 19 Agencies Completely Defunded by Trump Budget

President Donald Trump and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney

It’s not law yet, and it doesn’t cut overall spending that much. Nor does it significantly cut the deficit or come close to balancing the budget, which will never come under control until the 800 lb. elephant in the room — “entitlements” — are gutted dramatically.

And it doesn’t go as far as I would in slashing and burning the DC bureaucracy — largely unconstitutional — a giant sucking sound of redistribution of wealth from hardworking Americans to the blood-sucking leeches in the nation’s capitol.

With that being said, Rome wasn’t built in a day and I want to give major kudos to President Trump and his budget director Mick Mulvaney, a co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus, for their first proposed budget — a blueprint — that will eliminate funding from the following agencies if enacted, in alphabetical order:

  • African Development Foundation
  • Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Chemical Safety Board
  • Corporation for  National and Community Service
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Delta Regional Authority
  • Denali Commission
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Inter-American Foundation
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
  • Northern Border Regional Commission
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

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Not cut, but eliminated. Not only is that music to my ears but I think I may need a cigarette right now if you know what I mean.

Notice most of these are either pushing progressive leftist narratives or sound like full-on communist front groups (U.S. Institute of Peace). I’m pretty sure no programs like these, including the horrific “National Endowment for the Arts,” which is literally anti-Christ, or the Corporation (which is not a corporation) for Public Broadcasting (PBS), which is America’s Pravda with a similar worldview as Russia’s “RT,” have been completely defunded since President Ronald Reagan.

As the budget outline says, it “reduces hundreds of programs” like those listed above, including a 31% haircut at the tyrannical EPA, which would tax air and fine you for breathing it if we’d let them get away with it.

Again, the overall effect on the budget is nill because of increases in other areas of the budget, but it’s still a small slice of nirvana to see that if these front groups want to continue, they’re going to have to go suck on the teet of George Soros instead of the American taxpayer.

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.

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