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Patty Wetterling on Welfare & Poverty

 


Republican cuts to social programs is morally wrong

Q: Will you consider being the lead voice of opposition to cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, & Food Stamps?

A: I think what Washington and the Republican leadership are doing to social programs is morally wrong. They're intentionally starving funding from the programs that help the people who need them most. This goes to the heart of my position on the war. We're spending money on the wrong priorities, and we need to get back to talking about how we can spend that money here at home..

Source: Live on-live chat session Nov 2, 2005

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