Dismantlement of the Community Services Administration: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, April 1, 2, and 28, 1981

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Page 294 - Administration is proposing to combine the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) programs...
Page 261 - We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Page 8 - Kennedy stood for that touched the most profound feelings of young people around the world, it was the belief that idealism, high aspirations, and deep convictions are not incompatible with the most practical and efficient of programs — that there is no basic inconsistency between ideals and realistic possibilities, no separation between the deepest desires of heart and of mind and the rational application of human effort to human problems.
Page 55 - Economic Opportunity noted: The basic premise of those who proclaim the myth of the "abolition of poverty" is the idea that "the growth of jobs and income in the private economy" has been a main force in reducing poverty to "minor" proportions. The general implication is that our recent macroeconomic policy has worked well in alleviating the plight of the disadvantaged. The myth indicates the hopes of those who have argued that poverty will be almost automatically reduced through the "trickling down"...
Page 50 - ... the economy that has become evident since the early 1970's, and that shows no early sign of change, may provide an occasion for some profound reflections about the direction of America in the decades ahead. If serious Americans in large numbers realize that the cause of our difficulties is not "big government" but, rather, a way of life that worships wealth and power, that makes economic profit the arbiter of all human values and that delivers us into the tyranny of the bottom line, then it may...
Page 131 - Transportation, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Health and Human Services, respectively.
Page 122 - ... poor dropped, the number of poor youth rose. There were close to a quarter of a million more poor children under 18 in 1978 than in 1969. Their rate of poverty rose by about 14 percent during the decade. As do other minority groups, minority children face the worst risks of poverty. More than one in four Hispanic children, and about two in five black children, were poor in...
Page 75 - LOST IN THE CLICHES, SLOGANS AND DOUBLE-TALK OF ANTI-GOVERNMENT RHETORIC ARE THE SOLID ACCOMPLISHMENTS. THE VALUE OF PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND INNOVATIONS HAVE BEEN OBSCURED: THE EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS HAVE BEEN SLIGHTED.
Page 261 - We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and to our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Page 55 - ... minor" proportions. The general implication is that our recent macroeconomic policy has worked well in alleviating the plight of the disadvantaged. The myth vindicates the hopes of those who have argued that poverty will be almost automatically reduced through the "trickling down" of jobs and earnings from a dynamic private economy. But a careful look at both the census data and the results of recent special studies suggests that just the opposite is true. On the contrary, the private economy...

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