The first Trump administration budget proposal will leave Social Security and Medicare benefits untouched, but other major federal programs face deep cuts.
As in virtually every other policy area, what Trump and the Republican party is offering on infrastructure calls for resistance, not accommodation.
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Ira Chernus is a professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado and author of MythicAmerica: Essays. He blogs at mythicamerica.us, hosted by History News Network.