Biden Demands Billions in Tax Dollars to Put 'Person of Color on the Moon'
Democrats' radical 2023 budget includes $7.5B in taxpayer money for 'woke' space mission
Democrat Joe Biden's radical 2023 budget includes a staggering $7.5 billion in taxpayer money for a "woke" space mission that would put the "first woman and person of color on the Moon."
The 2023 budget contains the provision under the section to fund NASA.
Democrats insist that the provision will enhance "US Human Spaceflight Leadership."
The plan is for this monumental event to happen by 2025, just about three years from now.
It isn't just in space flight that the Biden administration seeks to embed concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion, however.
The entire budget pulls focus on the Biden admin's "woke" agenda.
The preamble for the budget includes numerous references to expanding equity through funding across all federal agencies, and the budget itself uses the word equity 158 times in its 158 pages.
Upon taking office, Biden was insistent that equity would be a key component of every aspect of his administration's governance, and this 2023 budget has funding for equity in every agency.
The budget states that "the President has taken historic steps to put equity at the center of his agenda—and why the President assembled the most diverse cabinet in American history to deliver on this Government-wide effort."
Biden's budget has been met with waves of pushback, however.
Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee hammer the Biden administration for claiming that its $5.8 trillion budget proposal would ensure “fiscal responsibility.”
Senators argue that it would actually worsen the budget deficit and the national debt.
The senators made their remarks during a committee hearing to discuss the White House’s fiscal year 2023 budget proposal with Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young.
"The president has touted his budget as fiscally responsible. It is not responsible,” Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said.
"He attempts to take credit for cutting this year’s deficit by $1.3 trillion; that is mainly the product of pandemic-era spending coming to an end.
"In fact, most of this so-called ‘deficit reduction’ results from the president and the majority in Congress going on a $2 trillion liberal wish list spending spree, stoking the flames of inflation,” he continued, referring to Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.
"So in the end, then, taking credit for deficit reduction resulting from discontinuation of irresponsible spending is comparable to an arsonist taking credit for containing a fire by refraining from dousing it with more gasoline.”
Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey said the Biden administration’s claims were “flat-out false,” and agreed with Grassley that the deficit reductions were due to COVID spending.
"The president’s budget message to Congress states: ‘Critically, my budget would also keep our nation on a sound fiscal course',” Toomey said.
"Well, that’s just flat-out false. Our nation is not on a sound fiscal course.
"It hasn’t been for quite some time.
"It’s clear to me that the president’s budget would worsen our nation’s fiscal health.”
Biden claimed in a statement announcing his $5.8 trillion budget proposal Monday that it emphasized “fiscal responsibility,” and would cut the federal deficit by $1.3 trillion from 2022.
"Budgets are statements of values, and the budget I am releasing today sends a clear message that we value fiscal responsibility, safety and security at home and around the world, and the investments needed to continue our equitable growth and build a better America,” Biden said.