Reagan proposed that more than 4,000 jobs be cut from the state within 18 months. The California economy had moved into politics of abundance; services the people began to expect. According to the text, all of this is what attracted more people to come to California, but eventually, the negatives started to outweigh the positives. Reagan, therefore, tried to reverse these policies and “declared small is beautiful” (Lawrence, 33).
They saw a huge increase of loans from minorities and low – to moderate –income earners. To encourage Countrywide’s market share, the salespeople received extra incentives to approve loans that were considered unsafe. By 2007, Countrywide noticed the heavy losses from their reduced profits, which developed from doubling of foreclosures. They had to lay off up to 20,000 of their employees. Countrywide tried to encourage their customers to refinance or adjust their loans so they can afford to make future payments to their existing loans.
Although this may seem negative, it actually improved the economy through the devaluation of US dollar, which in turn made US exports more cheaper and thus more popular. (Klein) Besides that, the New Deal also created many governmental programs that are still in use today, such as welfare and the Federal Housing Administration. The New Deal was a benefit to the people, as it focused on improving the quality of life and creating jobs. FDR is not the only person to be an advocate for the termination of desolation.
However, if representatives were to look closely then it would realize that lowering the drinking age would be an extremely huge contribution towards their effort of getting rid of financial problems. According to The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, underage drinking accounts for about 17.5 percent of consumer spending in the U.S. That would be about 22.5 billion dollars per year. It would make sense to view that already as a huge amount of money for our economy but if more people were to be allowed to purchase alcohol then it would only boost the revenue even more. Keep in mind that places such as bars, restaurants, and other establishments would also be able to make more profit from the increase in alcohol consumption which would most certainly boost the tax revenue as
As well as helping to reduce crime, these measures have also proven to give in major savings. To encourage the rest of the country to follow in these states footsteps, experts are pleading for the passing of the Reverse Mass Incarceration Act, which would give states incentives to reduce their prison rates and population. This act would provide $20 billion dollars
Its return on capital was % in 1995 which represented an increase/decrease from the _____% earned in 1993. TCI had $5015 of owners’ equity and earned $ 1190 after taxes in 1995. Its return on equity was 24%, which hadn’t had any changes compare to 1993.Total asset turnover
This era would become known as the golden age of the American middle class. During the 1980s, the political winds shifted. Ronald Reagan cut taxes, allowed more private campaign contributions, used republican control of the house and senate to deregulate, and inflated defense spending. He did later rescind some of these changes because he realized they were
Again many of the patients and democrats are scared that many people would lose the health care they receive if Planned Parenthood is defunded again not thinking about the abortion allegations. With the defunding of Planned Parenthood the government is able to save money. Steven Ertelt wrote in his article that a congressional report shows that defunding Planned Parenthood clinics for 1 year can save the federal government $235 million (Ertelt). The defunding of Planned Parenthood would be beneficial in general to the government because they are able to save millions of dollar within one year.
Many studies have been conducted to test this statement’s validity, as the U.S. Department of Transportation studied energy conservation during daylight saving time in the 1970s, concluding that “America’s electricity usage is reduced by about one percent during each day that daylight savings time is in effect.” (Source B) This is a huge statement as it does not say one percent over the period of daylight saving, but one percent per day of daylight saving. Another more recent study by DOT (U.S. Department of Transportation) in 2005 has shown that “the total electricity savings associated with DST (daylight saving time) amounted to about 1 percent in spring and fall, corresponding to national savings of forty to fifty megawatt hours per day.” (Source C)
The successful reduction of federal budget deficit encouraged wall street which allowed the creation of 22 million jobs ( the highest number ever under a single administration) and reduced the unemployment rate from 7.3% on January 20, 1993 to 4.2 on January20,2001 (Appendix B), which explain the decrease of the poverty rate. He also maintained a GDP average growth rate of 3.8 which could be considered as a good result, comparing to the precedent presidents after the Second World War only 3 of them performed better than him. We can mention Truman (4.8), Kennedy (5.2) and Johnson (5.1). Plus, Federal spending decreased from 22.2 percent of GDP in 1992 to 18.4 percent in 2000. According to the Washington Post the inflation rate was stable during bill Clinton presidency.
The Populist Movement was a period of political reform in the 1800s. Whether the move was a success or failure is highly debatable. The Populist Movement was successful for many reasons, they introduced many of the laws that we have today, they had a candidate running for President with a major party, and they had a lasting effect on politics and economics all over the world.
In very rare instances, the Constitution changes with the adding of amendments. Although this action is only done rarely it does still occur in our government today regardless of the rarity. This sort of action is so rare because the amount of people that must deem this proposed action to become a part of the Constitution of the United States. Congressmen on occasion do produce amendments on which they surmise vital enough to add. Proposed amendments seldom have the opportunity to be added and officially become amendments.
The death sentence, a controversial topic that was brought to our attention in this year's election in California through the means of prop 66 and prop 62. Prop 66 was to keep the death penalty, but to revise some of its aspects. While prop 62 was against the death penalty. This issue of sentencing a person for a heinous crime to death is such a critical topic because of the fact of whether to save the lives of criminals or take them away. I do not believe that the father of Hester Prynne’s child should be put to death with the crime that he has committed because the crime that he committed is not a crime that should be punishable by death.
On 1787, a constitutional convention was held in Philadelphia state house, where three proposal were suggested: the Virginia Plan, the New Jersey Plan, and the Connecticut Compromise. The Virginia Plan intention was to establish a Congress with numerical representation and a more robust national government; however, this proposition led into an opposed proposal called The New Jersey plan. The New Jersey plan was made to make modification to the Articles of Confederation but more importantly, the plan is to make clear of whom has the power of what states. Two delegates from Connecticut were joined together to acquire the image only by the states in senate and numbers in the House, calling it the Connecticut Compromise. As all the Plans I previously mentioned, I will go on depth on how the Virginia Plan, the New Jersey Plan, and the Connecticut Compromise shape America today.
ERA or Equal Rights Amendment was proposed by Alice Paul to help further women's right in the United States. “The amendment proposed to eliminate all legal distinctions 'on account of sex'”.(Foner, 766) The amendment sought to eliminate the difference in how women were able to work and be educated. This caused problems as the different women's organizations had different opinions on women's freedom meant. There was fear that the amendment would cause women to lose some rights.