Palm Sunday & Medicaid Expansion


Today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a front page story on GA’s refusal to expand Medicaid. In it, my friend Tom Bornemann of the Carter Center says he thinks we are “in an era of social Darwinism that is chilling. That sense of community and community fabric — it worries me that it’s unraveling.” The article is …

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The GOP Budget


Just hours ago, the House approved Paul Ryan’s budget plan. It slashes $5.1 trillion from programs designed to help Americans who need help. Medicaid, Pell grants, food stamps, the Social Services block grant, and even Supplemental Security Income for the disabled and elderly are gouged — while millionaires get an average $200K tax cut. This …

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