Something has to be done, obviously, to control the spending; and it appears the Republican-led Congress is finally starting to act. These actions define their values
House Republicans voted to cut student loan subsidies, child support enforcement and aid to firms hurt by unfair trade practices as various committees scrambled to piece together $50 billion in budget cuts.
More politically difficult votes -- to cut Medicaid, food stamps and farm subsidies -- are on tap Thursday as more panels weigh in on the bill.
These budget cuts are a big "Fuck You" to the middle class and poor of our nation. Meanwhile pork spending is on an exponential rise, tax cuts are given to the richest of our citizens and defense spending continues to skyrocket (because "freedom is on the march").