Cuts from stimulus plan that could have helped rural areas

Rural voters: remember your Republican politicians who insisted on cuts in the stimulus bill. Things that could have postively impacted rural areas that were cut from the stimulus plan: Partially cut: • $200 million from Environmental Protection Agency Superfund (original bill $800 million) • $100 million from law enforcement wireless (original bill $200 million) Fully…

When women are still pawns

Last night on Rachel Maddow, David Sirota said Democrats had the votes to pass the stimulus bill without making any concessions to the Republicans on tax cuts. His opinion was that every dollar we lost from the stimulus package to tax cuts would cost taxpayers in the long run because it meant fewer dollars to…