Spare the poor

 

I do not understand why every Republican solution to the debt situation involves a cut to services being provided to people who are not rich — Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, Head Start and the list goes on. I also do not understand how people can support this agenda. Social Security is the greatest anti-poverty program this country has ever had and the Republicans want to cut it. How about looking to the defense and Homeland Security budgets?

Stanley Kiszkiel, Pembroke Pines

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