Government hands out more than $1 trillion to wealthy while deficit is $642 billion
(Source: Truth Out, September 17, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — While our government is laying off hundreds and hundreds of thousands and cutting services in the name of cutting deficits, a new report exposes that taxpayers are handing more than $1 trillion a year to the wealthiest.
Instead of focusing on jobs, Congress and the White House obsess on how to cut the budget -– the things We the People do to make our lives and economy better. While the “sequester” has already cost 900,000 jobs — 1.6 million thru 2014 — Republicans are threatening to shut down the government and force the country to default on its debt as leverage to force even more cuts.
Full story: Truth Out
Thursday, September 19, 2013
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