‘You don’t see…Repub hashtags blaming the president for cutting housing vouchers to 140K low-income families, which has begun…’
…There aren’t any angry tweets about the 70,000 Head Start slots about to be eliminated, which is forcing some school districts to distribute these valuable services by lottery…Or the 11 percent cut in unemployment benefits for millions of jobless workers.The voiceless people who are the most affected by these cuts can’t afford high-priced lobbyists to get them an exception to the sequester, the way that the agriculture lobby was able to fend off a furlough to meat inspectors…what was cut in order to keep those inspectors on the job? About $25 million from a program to provide free school breakfasts…Both Senate Democrats and the White House have proposed budget plans that replace the sequester with a much better mix of spending cuts and revenue increases.
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