As the sequester kicks in today, poor US seniors will lose 19 million meals.
Across-the-board budget cuts scheduled to kick in today will eliminate 19 million meals for low-income seniors, according to the Meals on Wheels Association of America. In other words, the federal government’s incompetence will come at the cost of senior citizens nutritional wellbeing.
The immediate cuts to Meals on Wheels adds to a long list of programs helping the poor that will get squeezed by the sequester, including public rent assistance, emergency housing and farm loans.
I would like to thank all of you inconsiderate dittoheads that voted for the Republicans! I have been a republican my entire lfe and I have not voted for one since GW Bush validated all my reasons for becoming an Atheist.