New Yorkers Suggest Revisions to the Federal Budget

On a lovely midsummer day we took Ms. Gizmo to the streets with her eight categories for allocating federal tax dollars. (See the chart below.)

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After voters distributed 20 pennies into the eight categories we gave them a War Resisters League flyer to show how discretionary funds are spent in the federal budget.

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As usual people said most money should be spent on education, jobs and health care.

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– Eva-Lee Baird
Photos – Phyllis Cunningham
Chart – Edith Cresmer
for the Granny Peace Brigade

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