Tuesday, July 26, 2011

"We Are the Sacrifice"

Robert Greenstein, President of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities:
If enacted, [the Boehner budget-cutting proposal] could well produce the greatest increase in poverty and hardship produced by any law in modern U.S. history. Statement.
The Reid and Obama proposals are little better.

Let the children of the wealthy and powerful go fight on the front lines in one of their many wars, and then we will listen when the leaders they sell us talk about "shared sacrifice."

Meantime, as one son of Ulster said while marching to the Somme, "We're not making a sacrifice. Jesus, you've seen this war. We are the sacrifice."


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