Tuesday, March 19, 2013
FOOD STAMPS FOR MEXICANS FURLOUGHS FOR AMERICANS
From the Obama Administration's WE ARE GOING TO MAKE SURE THE SEQUESTER CUTS HURT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FIRST FILE:
"Salmonella outbreaks. E. coli outbreaks. Millions of dollars in economic losses.
These are among the scenarios the Obama administration warned about last month as it claimed the sequester would force the U.S. Department of Agriculture to furlough meat inspectors.
But while the administration prepares to take that step, it continues to pursue a "partnership" with the Mexican government to "raise awareness" about food stamps among immigrants from that country. When a top Senate Republican proposed cutting off funds for that program last week -- in the form of an amendment to a budget resolution -- Democrats on the Budget Committee shot it down." MORE HERE