Banking Cartel Using RINO Tom Coburn To Polarize America In Blaming Republicans For Cuts. Guess What? Obama And The Democratic Socialists Actually Already Achieved This Honor.
Tommy Coburn Does Want Us To Cut All The Good Things About America Out, So The Money Can Be Centralized To Pay Taxes On The Bailout For The Too Big To Fail Banking Cartel.
The plan from Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., includes a mix of tax increases and cuts in entitlement and discretionary spending programs. It calls for a lot of sacrifice, such as a three-year salary freeze for federal workers that excludes the military, and a change in how retiree cost-of-living adjustments are calculated that would affect military pensions.
- Republican Traitor Tom Coburn Votes For MASSIVE Tax Hikes: Increasing Tax Burden Upon Social Security, Gasoline, & Capital Gains, Totaling $1.3 Trillion!
The Democratic-controlled 2010 Congress voted to strip $11.9 billion in long-term food stamp financing in a Peter-to-Paul stunt to pay for emergency aid for state budgets. And the Senate has been aiming to cut another $2.2 billion in stamps to finance child nutrition reform.
New York Times
According to statistics released by the US Department of Agriculture, 44.2 million Americans, 14.3 percent of the population, are regularly receiving food stamps. This figure is up 11.6 percent from 2010
The Wall Street Journal published the figures with state-by-state breakdowns on Tuesday. The latest figures are from last February and show both monthly and yearly comparisons. What is starkly revealed is that the most densely populated areas have the highest increases in food stamp usage over the last year.
- Measures of State Economic Distress: Housing Foreclosures and Changes in Unemployment and Food Stamp Participation
States that have been particularly hard hit in the last year are New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Florida—all with an increase in food stamp usage of more than 20 percent between February 2010 and February 2011. These states have all had recent spikes in the unemployment rate. In Florida, with more than 2.5 million food stamp recipients, the state Senate has responded by passing a bill to reduce unemployment benefits.
States with the highest rates of food stamp usage are Mississippi, Oregon, Tennessee, New Mexico, Michigan and Louisiana—all with more than 19 percent of the population on federal food assistance. Unemployment rates in these states have been higher for a longer period than in other states.
In Michigan, an onslaught on the wages and benefits of auto workers in the name of “saving the auto industry” has been touted by the Obama administration as its great success. The new figures reveal that 19.4 percent of Michigan’s population, or 1.75 million people, are receiving food assistance.
- Obama Destroys Middle Class: 9.1% Currently Receiving Unemployment Insurance ~ While +22% Currently Have No Unemployment Insurance ~ So You’re Given Food Stamps! Productivity Falls, Government Debt Goes Up ~ Perfect Socialism!
These figures belie what is widely reported in the media as an economic recovery. They constitute an indictment of the policies of the Obama administration.
What is behind the record number of people driven to seek regular food assistance is the fact that nothing has been done to alleviate chronic mass unemployment. On the contrary, the rise in unemployment has been used as a bludgeon against the working class as wages, benefits, health care and pensions have been slashed.
The so-called “recovery” represents an increase in the wealth of those at the top at the expense of the living conditions of the vast majority. The two-party system is the means by which the working class is prevented from having any democratic say in policy decisions.
In the face of the soaring need for food assistance as expressed in these figures, both Republican and Democratic congressmen are proposing cuts to the federal food stamp program, now called Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s plan is to eliminate the program altogether and replace it with a state block grant program.
According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, “Paul Ryan’s budget plan would cut the SNAP program by $127 billion—almost 20 percent—which could throw millions of low-income families off the rolls, cut benefits by thousands of dollars a year, or some combination of the two. …
“Whether he intends for Congress to impose these cuts or for states to do so as they redesign the program under a much smaller block grant program, policymakers could not possibly achieve cuts of this magnitude without scaling back SNAP eligibility or reducing benefits deeply, with serious effects on families and individuals.”
- Obama Bails Out World’s Richest 1% As USA Goes Under! Then In-Debts USA Further, By Giving $Billions In Foreign Aid To World’s Richest Countries – Then Asks To Borrow It Back!
In roughly the same period covered by the USDA food assistance report, US grocery (food at home) prices have increased by 3.6 percent, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), while all items averaged a 2.9 percent increase. Gasoline was up 27.5 percent, but since the latest CPI report gas prices have increased another 15 percent and are still skyrocketing.
- Against an Olympian Tax Break: Tom Coburn – Bloomberg (bloomberg.com)
- Deception At The Fed
- Obama Engineering Greece: Major Food Distributor Sysco: Immediate Volatile Prices, Expected Limited Availability!
- Enemy Of The State Eric Cantor: Paid By London ~ Cuts A Mere $100B ~ Still Allows $Trillions To The Crown Bailout ~ Wants To Work With Them.
- Obama: America Bailed Out Fraudulent Derivative Mortgage Scam By London Banking Cartel With Play Money.
- Barney Frank Is Preventing Glass Steagall From Being Legislated: Glass Steagall Will Nullify Fraudulent Derivative Debt Bailout And Free Us From Subjugation To The Bankrupt British Crown.
- No, Obama Is Not A Screwup: British Crown’s Ideologically-Driven Strategic Ineptitude -> Illuminati Chaos.
- Defunding The United Nations: “It’s A Rogue’s Gallery A Pariah State” “..That Needs Congressional Action”
- Obamunism: Our Children’s Future Paying Off Fraudulent International Bank Gambling Bailout? Restore Glass Steagall Act
- Mayor Bloomberg “Its Good For New York” : Shuts Down 22 MORE Schools, Catholic Church And Opens Sharia Mosque.
- Defunding Planned Parenthood: Founder Of Planned Parenthood White Supremacist Margaret Sanger.
- Global Awakening ~ Behold Is Suddenly Upon You: Roman Catholic Church Condemns Global Warming Scheme.
- MegaRich Rothschild Socialists, Seeking Global Serfdom For Their Power: Soros Spokesman For British Monarchy, Obama His Puppet ~ Strategy For 2011-2012
- Obama’s Orchestrated Blocking Of New Power Plants Triggers Nationwide Blackouts: Mexico Stops Electricity.
- Remember ~ California: Guts The Middle Class ~ Not Leading But Following Europe’s Austerity Footsteps Of Subjugation To Globalist Thugs.