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Tuesday, October 11, 2005


Hyper-regressives use hurricanes to advance their assaults on the minorities, poor, and elderly

The hyper-regressive conservatives have already used Katrina and Rita for their own causes, like suspending requirements that federal contractors have affirmative action plans and pay locally prevailing wages. And with federal costs for rebuilding the Gulf Coast estimated at up to $200 billion, Congressional Republican leaders are pushing for spending cuts, with programs like Medicaid and food stamps especially vulnerable.

Read the full story in The New York Times.

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