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Thursday, May 17th, 2012

“Asks more from those who have less and less from those that have more” as stated by Steny H. Hoyer the No.2 House Democrat.1

As reported in the New York Times on 5/11/12 the House voted to shelter the $55 million automatic cuts for the Pentagon as agreed to in last year’s contentious debt ceiling deal. This continued the Republican ideologic strategy to demolish vital social programs for the less fortunate while at the same time preserving military budgets and what many feel are unjustifiably low tax rates for the very richest among us.2
Of the total $310 million in domestic cuts almost one-third directly affects programs that serve moderate and low income people. (more…)