Bush`s "Borderline" Budget: Millions for Tribute, Not Much For Defense
February 10, 2005, 01:57 AM
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Most Vdare readers are aware that the Bush budget massively reduced the Congressional level of Border Patrol increases from 2,000 yearly to 210. In addition, the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, which reimburses states for illegal alien incarceration costs—aka SCAAP—has been sent to the scrap heap.

But some items chosen for Bush largesse should also raise eyebrows for the concerned taxpayer. Here are a selected few:

And for a final blow, Bush is pulling the plug on one of the few government endeavors which can truly be called inspiring, the Hubble Space Telescope.