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Dear White America Your Working Class Is Literally Dying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: white Americans, working class, poor, south, truth, Republicans, depression, suicide, hopelessness, decrease life expectancy )

Dandelion
- 173 days ago - salon.com
White America its poor and working classes in the throes of depression and hopelessness about the future are killing themselves. Truth hurts but poor and working class white Republicans voting for policies that hurt people like them have contributed to it
When The Levees Broke - A Requiem In 4 Parts   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Katrina, levees, New Orleans, Spike Lee, When the Levees Broke, poor, forgotten, FEMA, conservative government, Bush Administration, hurricane, Gulf coast, Louisiana, Mississippi )

Dandelion
- 254 days ago - youtube.com
I realize this is long at 4 hours but it is well made by Spike Lee and covers a lot of territory from great music, to the humanistic side, the political positions combined with news footage. It is a film Americans should watch as its an eye opener for all
A Socialist Surge in the US? -Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, democrats, freedoms, ethics, americans, Socialism, Capitalism, austerity, rich, poor )

Darren
- 302 days ago - therealnews.com
Richard Wolff: The Greek election has also factored into the U.S. presidential race. On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said, "I applaud the people of Greece for saying 'no' to more austerity for the poor. . .
Requiring An ID to Eat?! The Right-Wing's Next Crazy Plot Against Low-Income Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, poor, poverty, GOP, republicans, americans, politics )

Roseann
- 837 days ago - alternet.org
Senator wants to force low-income Americans to show ID for their food.
The Republicans' War on the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, GOP, poor, poverty, class war, nutrition, healthcare, congress, corruption, ethics, abuse, americans, healthcare, crime )

Roseann
- 922 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"The way the program to provide the poor with the bare minimum of daily nutrition has been handled is a metaphor for how the far right in the House is systematically trying to take down the federal government."
No Baby Formula for Poor Kids? Sequester Cuts Are Tragic Blow to the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: , fiscal cliff, budget cuts, deficit reduction, sequestration, spending cuts, Republicans, President Obama, medicare, medicaid, poor, social security, food stamps )

Julia
- 1153 days ago - alternet.org
The sequestration cuts contain billions of dollars in mandatory budget reductions in programs that help low-income Americans including one that gives vouchers for housing to the poor, disabled, and another that provides fortified baby formula to the poor.
Instead of Being Disgusted By Poverty, We Are Disgusted By Poor People Themselves |
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: poor, poverty )

Jill
- 1539 days ago - commondreams.org
Empathy has crashed. No more cruel to be kind. We must simply be cruel.
I Had A Dream - A Great Depression Is Coming ... And A New World Order Followed Closely Behind   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic-crisis, business, finance, debt, economy, money, homeless, poor, interesting, youtube, video, prediction, premonition, depression, Great-Depression, politics, government, democrats, republicans, congress, u.s., america, unemployment, sadness )

PinkMindy
- 1708 days ago - youtube.com
Quote: "I had a dream where hundreds of people were coming to my garage sale and then I recognized that nobody bought even the cheapest of things ... homeless and poor they each wandered off and left me with the realization of what it all had meant!" ...
Deficit Reduction Requires Shared Sacrifice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, budget, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, Medicare, middleclass. obama, politics, poor, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, tax breaks for the wealthy )

Kit
- 1791 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Republican budget would also make savage cuts in education, nutrition, affordable housing, infrastructure, environmental protection and virtually every program that low- and moderate-income Americans depend upon.
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 )

Kit
- 1854 days ago - slate.com
...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.
The Ugly Racism of the Right Will Be Their Undoing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, dishonesty, greed, abuse, lies, corruption, propaganda, government, politics, hate, speech, rush, limbaugh, glenn, beck, racism, welfare, healthcare, poor, unemployed, unlucky )

Tom
- 2465 days ago - alternet.org
Everyday it gets harder to think of the whiny Republican hate speech as sheer coincidence. Instead, it's beginning to look inevitable -- so much so that maybe the real question is, What is it about health care that brings out the latent racism in the GOP?
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 )

Tom
- 2498 days ago - dailyfinance.com
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 )

Tom
- 2520 days ago - latimes.com
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 )

Tom
- 2527 days ago - californiaprogressreport.com
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.
Poor Would Be Hard Hit By Proposed California Budget Cuts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, culture, poor, medical, ssi, disability, mental, health, cuts, budget, california, Schwarzenegger, americans, family, children, women, rights, government, healthcare, illness, risks, socialsecurity )

Tom
- 2536 days ago - latimes.com
Elimination of health and welfare programs would come at a steep price. Tens of thousands of families and children would be stripped of temporary financial help and health assistance, and the state would lose a huge pool of federal money.
 

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