The latest standoff may trigger a new round of cuts to programs low-income Americans depend on most.
Slashing government spending now is just going to make our nation poorer.
This flick is Rated R, for Republican.
The loudest calls for Social Security cuts are coming from CEOs who will never have to worry about their own retirement security.
Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty's edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.
That should do it.
Why do rich and powerful people engage in callous behavior?
Getting rid of wasteful military spending would enhance America's economic health, along with our national security.