Editor’s Note: It is apparent from the news around the Nation that there is a great deal of greed and a blatant disregard for those who are in need, the elitists have a strangle hold on this Nation and their only concern is the bottom line. It should be noted that their wealth was not built in a vacuum, government services protected them from invading armies, unfair business practices, and created the necessary infrastructure so their enterprise would thrive and do not forget the major bail-out from the government for those who squandered their assets away, yet their hostility toward programs that have protected people over many years, in the same manner as they have been protected, are now scorned upon by them with their intent being the dismantling of such programs. They have an unfair advantage in that they have unlimited financial support from their Corporate structure to wage a one-sided campaign against these programs, while the least amongst us are at their mercy, of which, there is none.
Cut $500 billion from Medicare. Cut $185 billion from Medicaid. Cut $100 billion from other health programs. And – even though it makes no sense – give the super-rich $670 billion in tax cuts.
That’s how congressional Republicans want the "super committee" to reach the $1.2 trillion in deficit cuts required by the debt ceiling deal last summer. The only shared sacrifice they seem to believe in is sacrifice by seniors and the poor.
It’s absolutely disgusting.
The super committee’s deadline is only eight days away. They need to know that Americans will not accept deep cuts to Medicaid and Medicare. We’re telling the super committee NO on deep cuts to Medicaid and Medicare – and we need you to stand with us.
I’m against it, you’re against it, and the latest polls show that more than 80% of Americans are against it. But these Tea Party Republicans aren’t going to listen unless they start hearing from us loud and clear.
GOP governors even wrote to the super committee, urging them to cut Medicaid for our most vulnerable citizens. It’s outrageous.
If states have to take on more of the burden for Medicaid, that means deeper cuts in education and other services people rely on.
And let me repeat – they want to make the cuts while giving another handout to billionaires.
That’s why we need you to send a message to the Republicans on the super committee immediately.
Democratic Governors Association