Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 10LessonMinimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)Initial Post InstructionsYou are an advisor to the President tasked with cutting at least $300 billion from the budget. The president wants your recommendations to cut lines, not large categories. Submit your recommendations and your reasoning for such recommendations using these guidelines:- Use evidence (cite sources) to support your recommendations from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.- Use the format provided below to present your numbers and totals followed by an explanation below the chart.- Please note that these are not true US budget numbers, but are reasonable hypothetical numbers to help us consider the budget processes complexities.DOMESTIC PROGRAMS AND FOREIGN AIDCut some foreign aid to African countries$17 billionEliminate farm subsidies$14 billionCut pay of civilian federal workers by 5 percent$14 billionReduce the overall federal workforce by 10%$12 billionCut aid to states by 5%$29 billionMILITARYCut the number of nuclear warheads, and end the “Star Wars” missile defense program$19 billionReduce military to pre-Iraq War size and further reduce troops in Asia and Europe$25 billionCancel or delay some weapons programs$19 billionHEALTHCAREEnact medical malpractice reform by reducing the chances of large malpractice verdicts$ 8 billionIncrease the Medicare eligibility age to 68$ 8 billionRaise the Social Security retirement age to 68.$ 13 billionEXISTING TAXESReturn the estate tax to Clinton-era levels, passing on an estate worth more than $1 million to their heirs would have portions of those estates taxed.$ 50 billionEnd tax cuts for income above $250,000 a year$ 54 billionEnd tax cuts for income below $250,000 a year$ 172 billionPayroll tax increase for people making over $106,000 annually contributing more to Social Security and Medicare.$ 50 billionNEW TAXESInstitute a Millionaire’s tax on income above $1 million$ 50 billionAdd a national 5% sales tax$ 41 billionAdd a tax on carbon emissions$ 40 billionTax banks based on their sizes and the amount of risk they take.$ 73 billionTotal gap covered by your budget plan$_________________Follow-Up Post InstructionsRespond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Are the budget changes offered by your peers’ sound? Why or why not? Minimum of 1 scholarly source, which can include your textbook or assigned readings or may be from your additional scholarly research.Writing RequirementsMinimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)APA format for in-text citations and list of referencesCurrent Event – Free and Fair Trade or Budgetary Issue
Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 10

Lesson

Citation and Writing Assistance: Writing Papers At CU (Links to an external site.)

Library Overview (Links to an external site.)

How to Search for Articles – the Everything Tab (Links to an external site.)

Article (no more than one-month old) from reputable news source such as The New York
Times or The Washington Post
Instructions
For this assignment, respond to one of the following options:
Option 1: Find a recent article (less than one month old) from a reputable news source concerning a
Free and Fair Trade issue between at least two countries.

Summarize the article.

What is the issue?

Explain why this issue is important to the global community.

Evaluate the source.

What is your opinion?
Option 2: Find a recent article (less than one month old) from a reputable news source concerning a
proposed budgetary change.

Summarize the article.

What is the issue?

Explain who is affected most from the change?

Evaluate the source.

What is your opinion?
Writing Requirements (APA format). Refer to the APA manual.

Length: 3 full pages (not including the title or references page)

1-inch margins

Double-Spaced

12-point Times New Roman font

Title and Reference page required

APA cite article with link

Scan copy of article required
Grading
This activity will be graded based on the Assignment Grading Rubric.
Course Outcomes (CO): 5
Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday
Rubric
POLI330 Week 6 Economic Policy Grading Rubric (100 pts)
POLI330 Week 6 Economic Policy Grading Rubric (100 pts)
Criteria
Ratings
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeIdentifies local
news article
5.0 pts
4.0 pts
3.0 pts
2.0 pts
0.0 pts
The student
uses a relevant
and timely
news article.
The student
provides a
relevant article,
but it is not
timely.
The student
did not
identify
relevant
article.
The student did
not identify a
relevant or
timely article.
No
effort
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeSummarization
P
25.0 pts
22.0 pts
19.0 pts
15.0 pts
0.0 pts
The
student
describes
the main
points
clearly.
The student
summarizes most of the
main points accurately,
but has some
misunderstanding and
may need to re-read the
article.
The student’s
description of
main points is
not clear or is
not thorough.
The student
failed to
summarize
important
information.
No
effort
5
2
POLI330 Week 6 Economic Policy Grading Rubric (100 pts)
Criteria
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeIdentifies How
Affected Option 1:
Explain why this issue is
important to the global
community. Option 2:
Explain who benefits
and who might be
negatively affected
most from the change.
Ratings
P
25.0 pts
22.0 pts
19.0 pts
12.0 pts
0.0 pts
The student
identifies how
the issue relates
to the nations
involved in the
global
community
accurately and in
detail. OR The
student identifies
who benefits and
who is affected
negatively the
most with
accuracy and in
detail.
The student
identifies how
the issue
relates to the
nations
involved
accurately. OR
The student
identifies who
benefits and
who is affected
negatively the
most with
accuracy.
The student
provides
some
reasoning,
but is not
clear in
explanation.
The student does
not adequately
address an issue
and its
importance. OR
The student does
not adequately
address who
benefits and who
is might be most
negatively
affected from
change.
No
effort
2
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeSource
Evaluation
15.0 pts
13.0 pts
11.0 pts
9.0 pts
0.0 pts
The student
accurately
evaluates the
source.
The student
mostly
accurately
evaluates the
source
The student
somewhat
accurately
evaluates the
source.
The student
inaccurately
evaluates the
source.
No
effort
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeYour opinon
10.0 pts
8.0 pts
7.0 pts
5.0 pts
0.0 pts
The student
provides an
opinion based on
solid evidence
and reasoning.
The student
provides an
opinion based
mostly on solid
evidence and
reasoning.
Student
provides a
reasonable
opinion.
The student
provides an
opinion that
is refuted by
facts.
No
effort
1
1
POLI330 Week 6 Economic Policy Grading Rubric (100 pts)
Criteria
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeAPA: Citation
and Reference
Formatting
This criterion is linked
to a Learning
OutcomeWriting
Ratings
P
5.0 pts
4.0 pts
3.0 pts
2.0 pts
0.0 pts
Source is
properly cited in
the text and
references page
demonstrating a
mastery APA
format.
Source is cited in
the text and
reference page.
Some minor errors
may exist in
citation, but it
does not interfere
with
understanding the
source of the
information.
Source is cited
in the text and
reference
pazge. Some
errors may exist
in citation that
need to be
addressed to
clarify the
source of
information.
Major errors
in citation.
Proper
citation is
missing from
either within
the text or
on the
references
pages.
No
effort
5
15.0 pts
13.0 pts
11.0 pts
9.0 pts
0.0 pts
The student
presents
information
using clear
and concise
language in an
organized
manner
(minimal
errors in
English
grammar,
spelling,
syntax, and
punctuation).
The student
presents
information
using
understandable
language, but is
somewhat
disorganized
(some errors in
English
grammar,
spelling, syntax,
and
punctuation).
The student
presents
information
using
understandable
language but is
very
disorganized
(many errors in
English
grammar,
spelling, syntax,
and
punctuation).
The student
presents
information
that is not clear,
logical,
professional or
organized to the
point that the
reader has
difficulty
understanding
the message
(numerous
errors in English
grammar,
spelling, syntax,
and/or
punctuation).
No
effort
1
POLI330 Week 6 Economic Policy Grading Rubric (100 pts)
Criteria
Total Points: 100.0
Ratings
P

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