Friday, March 11, 2005

The gospel of the rich and powerful: An Excellent Ed Piece from Joe Conason at Salon.com

"With legislative maneuvering designed to punish and deprive the least fortunate among us -- working people at the lower end of the American economy and their children -- the Republicans don't seem to be upholding the caring Christian ideals often proclaimed by the President. They're pushing down wages, snatching away tax credits and food stamps, slashing Medicaid and children's health insurance, and removing bankruptcy protections from families that suffer medical catastrophes. But they're extending tax cuts on dividends and capital gains, and making sure that those bankruptcy laws still protect the richest deadbeats."

Full Story at Link

Salon.com | The gospel of the rich and powerful

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