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Priorities 11-18-2005

November 18, 2005

U.S. House passes $49.9 billion in spending cuts — Alternate headline: House of Representatives Approves $49.9 in Billion Budget Cuts to Social Programs, Still Ironing Out the Details on $60 Billion in Tax Cuts — [Among other cuts] …the legislation would slow the growth of … Medicaid . . . recipients would pay higher out-of-pocket costs if the legislation reaches [the president’s] desk. — At times like these we can find wisdom in the words of the Beastie Boys: “What am I on crazy pills? We’ve got to stop it. Get your hand out my grandma’s pocket. We need health care more than going to war. You think it’s democracy they’re fighting for?”

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