Friday, March 11, 2005


The chairmen want to cut food from the Agricultural Department instead of the aid that farmers are allowed to collect in subsidies every year. Cutting either one is bad enough. Why can't they cut the millions of dollars that go to the study of shrimp sex? Or the millions of dollars that are out there somewhere that most likely don't need to be where they are.

Cutting food stamps and other various nutritional programs such as WIC (Women, Infant and Children) means that many families will be cut off; 300,000 says the article. In a country that brings in the most money, how are we not able to save our own communities from starving?

Oh that's right, we have a trillion dollar deficit to start paying off yet as long as there is a war going on, it will just keep getting bigger and bigger and get the idea.

As someone who has used food stamps, WIC, daycare assistance and still has medicaid for my son, I'm really pissed that the programs we need the most are the ones that get cut first.