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The Fleshy Part of the Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, budget cuts, congress, corruption, cover-up, disabled, dishonesty, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, Medicare/Medicaid, media, military, news, obama, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity )

- 2476 days ago -
"'s important that everyone act as obstinate and offended and inflexible as he or she possibly can. There are fights coming on the debt ceiling and the new Republican budget, so for now, the players get to pick which battles they get scarred in. "
Taxing Our Patience
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, budget cuts, congress, corruption, crime, disabled, dishonesty, economy, elderly, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, news, politics, poor, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, Unfair Taxation )

- 2476 days ago -
...who should be paying to set America on a safe fiscal path. In Ryan's case, the answer is: the poor, disabled, and elderly, from the "hammock" of their safety net, in his terminology.
Conservative Cuts Have Consequences
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, budget cuts, programs eliminated, benefits slashed, politics, housing, republicans, healthcare, food safety, product safety, education, schools, disabled )

- 2533 days ago -
Paul's challenge underscores the dishonesty of his budget, as well as those proposed by other conservatives. Paul and other conservatives wear their proposed budget as badges of honor, but they lack the courage to state clearly the human impact of their b
Sign Petition: Reverse Arnold's CA Budget Cuts To Battered Women and Children's Health Care!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, schwartzenegger, bully, california, budget, cuts, domestic, violence, women, children, healthcare, education, HIV, AIDS, testing, prevention, elderly, disabled, blind, sick )

- 3088 days ago -
When Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the CA budget, he used his line-item veto power to slash millions of dollars of funding for children's health care services, HIV/AIDS testing and prevention, domestic violence shelters and many other core programs.
In California, Grandma, the Blind Get IOUs; Politicians Get USD
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: california, poor, blind, disabled, elderly, sick, government, iou, budget, Schwarzenegger, abuse, corruption, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, lies, republicans, democrats, americans, economy, money, consumers, politics, debt, society, culture, sadne )

- 3119 days ago -
California will begin issuing IOUs instead of cash due to a budget crisis. Sadly, but not surprisingly, politicians and judges will continue to get greenbacks, while the poor, elderly, and disabled will be stuck with California's new "currency."
Nightmares Come True for the Neediest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, california, Gov. Schwarzenegger, rich, class, warfare, greed, lies, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, cruel, abuse, budget, cuts, poverty, poor, disabled, blind, homeless, hungry, sick, elderly, low-income, suffering )

- 3141 days ago -
Faced with a budget deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed cutting state supplemental payments for the elderly and disabled down to the minimum allowed by federal law. It would be their third cut this year.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Targets Only Low-Income Californians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, california, Gov. Schwarzenegger, rich, class, warfare, greed, lies, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, cruel, abuse, budget, cuts, poverty, poor, disabled, blind, homeless, hungry, sick, elderly, low-income, suffering )

- 3149 days ago -
The governor wants to kick 90 percent of the low-income elderly, blind and disabled clients out of the In Home Supportive Services Program, despite the fact that IHSS saves California taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
CA Politicians Target Young Children and The Mentally Ill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, economy, greed, politics, money, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, children, health, disabled, mentally ill, treatment, protection, society, culture, sadness, rights, abuse )

- 3192 days ago -
CA lawmakers fighting to balance the budget put two propositions on the May 19 special election ballot that would yank more than $2 billion from a pair of popular programs that help some of the state's most vulnerable: young children and the mentally ill.
New York's New Governor: David Paterson, NY's First BLIND Governor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, New York, Governor, new governor, David Paterson, NFB, Blind, disabilities, disabled, blind politicians )

- 3592 days ago -
David Paterson, taking office today, becomes the nation's first blind governor to serve more than a few days. And among those watching with the greatest interest will be those who cannot see him at all!
Liberty, Justice, and Health Coverage for All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: disabled, handicapped, support-group, elections, government )

- 3753 days ago -
The National Health Council (NHC) is leading this effort to educate presidential candidates and the media about the health coverage crisis. Easter Seals is joining the NHC in this effort, and so are nearly 50 other patient groups.

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