Political class testing Kenyans’ patience

Sunday Nation

Kibaki and Kalonzo are using the power of the Kenyan state to sabotage justice for victims of post-election violence

By MAKAU MUTUA

I have been in a funk for several weeks. But my depression is political, not clinical. Last August, I mistakenly thought the new Constitution would change minds and the language of political discourse. But I was in lala land. Nothing has changed. Zilch – nada. Continue reading Political class testing Kenyans’ patience

Spending Cuts: Programs Targeted by House Conservatives

CQ TODAY ONLINE NEWS – APPROPRIATIONSJan. 19, 2011 – 9:40 p.m.

By CQ Staff

The Republican Study Committee proposal would cut fiscal 2011 spending back to 2008 levels, which would save $80 billion, and push spending in fiscal 2012-2021 even lower, to fiscal 2006 levels, which would save $2.29 trillion, according to a summary. The proposal would strike funding for specific government programs, including the following: Continue reading Spending Cuts: Programs Targeted by House Conservatives