Sunday, April 18, 2010

Class Warfare: Attacks Against Social Spending, Education and Social Safety Nets

MyBudget 360 has a great article about the class warfare within the U.S. Here is an excerpt:

"Going After Food Stamps and Unemployment Insurance

I’ve noticed this absurd trend that started in the last few weeks of going after food stamps and unemployment insurance. This is blatantly absurd and frankly, a disgrace. We spent $53 billion last year for food assistance to 40,000,000 American families. This works out to $1,325 per family for an entire year. We spent that much in one month with the Federal Reserve propping up the mortgage market. Unemployment insurance is keeping this recession from becoming the next depression and leading to a full blown revolution. Yet some people in the media have the gall behind their teleprompter and their comfy corporate media gig to try to eliminate these programs and talk them down..."

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