Friday, April 4, 2014

Ryan's New Budget" "Take from the Poor, Give to the Rich"

http://ncronline.org/blogs/ncr-today/paul-ryan-s-new-budget
by Maureen Fiedler 
"Here we go again! Paul Ryan has issued yet another Draconian budget plan. NETWORK, the Catholic social justice lobby, immediately issued a press release calling it flatly “immoral.” In fact, NETWORK says it’s worse than his previous budgets which were protested by “Nuns on the Bus.” 
Ryan’s philosophy is simple: take from the poor and give to the rich. Here’s how the Associated Press reported it: 
“House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled an updated Republican budget plan Tuesday that would slash $5.1 trillion in federal spending over [the] coming decade and promises to balance the government's books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and working class. Ryan's plan would also cut Pell Grants for low-income students and pensions for federal workers.”

Ryan actually begins by making the Affordable Care Act null and void, thus sending those 7.1 million new health insurance enrollees back to square zero..."  

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