Progressive Budget, Progressive Values

Terrance Heath

“Budgets are moral documents”
~ Rev. Jim Wallis

“What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility… This is the price and promise of citizenship.”
~Barack Obama, January 20, 2009

There are moments when the stark contrast of values between progressives and conservatives is crystal clear. Appropriately enough many of these moments happen when budgets are considered. The vote on Bush’s 2006 budget was one such moment, and now we are witnessing another.

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