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Senator Tries to Cut Pork for Hurricane Relief

Senator Tries to Cut Pork for Hurricane Relief

The House has recently voted to gut programs for the poor, disabled, and elderly in order to pay for hurricane relief. It appears that the cruelty of sticking it to the disadvantaged to help the disadvantaged is lost on them. One Senator tried to pay bills without hurting the poor. He wanted to cut frivolous projects from the budget and use that money for Louisiana, Mississippi, and other states that are being pounded by hurricanes. Tom Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma,…

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