A Horrifying Quiet on the Horizon

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced his plans to completely cut the funding for the National Endowment for the Arts — to say that I was angry would be a bit of an understatement. This funding takes up a whole 0.004% of the national budget, and the president is planning on taking that money and funneling it towards the military, which currently accounts for about 16% of the budget. By just quickly skimming through this blog, you can tell that the arts are something that I hold very dear to my heart: it is of the utmost importance that we do everything in our power to prevent the opportunities that the arts bring from being taken away from our children. Continue reading “A Horrifying Quiet on the Horizon”