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October 12, 2003
Wow! No less than the comptroller general of the United States, David M. Walker, declared as "flat false" President Bush's forecast that economic growth spurred by tax cuts would shrink the federal government's annual deficits (Oct. 7). But where does this very newsworthy indictment of Bush's ongoing policy of deceit appear in the newspaper? If you'd searched you'd have found it on the very bottom of Page A21. In submerging this important negative news about the Bush administration, is The Times attempting to overcome its "liberal" label as applied by the Arnold Schwarzenegger crowd?
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March 10, 2005 | From Associated Press
Social Security "does not face an immediate crisis," the head of the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said Wednesday, but it does face a long-term financing problem. David M. Walker, the comptroller general, criticized President Bush for undertaking an aggressive two-month tour to try to sell his plan for allowing younger workers to divert a portion of their Social Security payroll taxes into private investment accounts.
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NATIONAL
October 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Comptroller General David M. Walker on Monday disputed as "flat false" President Bush's forecast that economic growth spurred by tax cuts will help shrink the federal government's annual deficits. The nation must make "tough choices" on taxes and spending over the next eight years before baby boomers begin to retire and start collecting Social Security benefits, said Walker, head of the congressional watchdog Government Accounting Office. Bush has argued that by 2006, growth prompted by his $1.
OPINION
October 12, 2003
Wow! No less than the comptroller general of the United States, David M. Walker, declared as "flat false" President Bush's forecast that economic growth spurred by tax cuts would shrink the federal government's annual deficits (Oct. 7). But where does this very newsworthy indictment of Bush's ongoing policy of deceit appear in the newspaper? If you'd searched you'd have found it on the very bottom of Page A21. In submerging this important negative news about the Bush administration, is The Times attempting to overcome its "liberal" label as applied by the Arnold Schwarzenegger crowd?
NATIONAL
March 10, 2005 | From Associated Press
Social Security "does not face an immediate crisis," the head of the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said Wednesday, but it does face a long-term financing problem. David M. Walker, the comptroller general, criticized President Bush for undertaking an aggressive two-month tour to try to sell his plan for allowing younger workers to divert a portion of their Social Security payroll taxes into private investment accounts.
BUSINESS
August 22, 2002 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Congress created an agency to facilitate loans to the shellshocked airlines after the terrorist attacks, critics decried the move as letting Uncle Sam not only select which carriers would survive but also re-engineer the structure of the U.S. air travel system.
NEWS
August 5, 1987 | United Press International
President Reagan will nominate Labor Department official David M. Walker to be assistant secretary of labor for pension and welfare benefit programs, the White House announced Tuesday.
NEWS
May 18, 1989 | From Associated Press
Three federal agencies have begun investigating the commander of the most recent space shuttle mission, who was accused of violating flight regulations after a small jet he was flying nearly collided with a Pan Am airliner, officials said Wednesday. The pilot of the Pan Am Airbus 310 reported a "near midair collision" after the incident over the Washington area Monday evening. The airline pilot, who was not identified, said that the T-38 trainer jet, with Navy Capt. David M. Walker at the controls, flew within 500 feet of the airliner.
NATIONAL
February 16, 2007 | From the Associated Press
About $10 billion has been squandered by the U.S. government on Iraq reconstruction aid because of contractor overcharges and unsupported expenses, and federal investigators warned Thursday that significantly more taxpayer money was at risk.
OPINION
May 29, 2012
Re "It's the fiscal future," Opinion, May 23 David M. Walker wants Obama and Romney to spell out their tax policies. However, our dysfunctional Congress controls taxes. Our imperial presidents start wars, but they can only hope for tax changes. Obama promised healthcare reform, but Congress produced a patchwork of half-measures without cost controls, leaving us at the mercy of the insurance companies. Walker prescribes a precise 3-1 ratio of spending cuts and tax increases.
NATIONAL
October 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Comptroller General David M. Walker on Monday disputed as "flat false" President Bush's forecast that economic growth spurred by tax cuts will help shrink the federal government's annual deficits. The nation must make "tough choices" on taxes and spending over the next eight years before baby boomers begin to retire and start collecting Social Security benefits, said Walker, head of the congressional watchdog Government Accounting Office. Bush has argued that by 2006, growth prompted by his $1.
BUSINESS
August 22, 2002 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Congress created an agency to facilitate loans to the shellshocked airlines after the terrorist attacks, critics decried the move as letting Uncle Sam not only select which carriers would survive but also re-engineer the structure of the U.S. air travel system.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 2005 | Patricia Ward Biederman, Times Staff Writer
Expressing concern about the 1st Amendment rights of clergy, Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank) and two Republican colleagues called Thursday for an investigation by the U.S. Government Accountability Office into the IRS' recent probes of alleged "campaign intervention" by churches, including Pasadena's liberal All Saints Church.
OPINION
December 11, 2002
Vice President Dick Cheney scored big-time, to use one of his favorite phrases, when a federal judge on Monday tossed out a General Accounting Office lawsuit against him. The lawsuit, which was instigated by Reps. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) and John D. Dingell (D-Mich.), sought to force Cheney to release records of participants in and the topics of private meetings held by his energy task force.
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