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Donald Trump to hungry seniors: Drop dead

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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 12:12 PM
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As the number of seniors has increased, so has the number of people, particularly the very old, who need food. Yet over the years, increases in federal funding — funneled primarily through the Older Americans Act, which accounts for about 35 percent of the budgets of the nation’s roughly 5,000 meal programs — have not kept pace with the need, as I reported for The Nation in 1998 and 2013.


So what, they're just gonna die soon anyway! [sarc]



If there was ever a a proposal that will finish off the GOP, it's this one. Even the very mention of cutting senior services will bring out the geezerz in untold numbers; they are already one of the most solid voting blocks in the country.

www.aarp.org...

I don't think the Republicans will not go along with this budget.


Mike Williams, an Indiana man whose 88-year-old father receives meals, recently sent an email that speaks to the program’s results. His father, he said, is dependent on the program and “very concerned he may lose this service.” Williams told me he is his father’s only child and still working, and it would be nearly impossible to replace the daily delivery. “Not only does the service provide him with a good, nutritious meal, but the added benefit of having the delivery person touch base with him is a blessing. I find comfort in knowing he is having another real person liven up his day.”





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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 12:17 PM
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The 'old timers' would be his peers, correct? I think i'll believe it when it's happens.


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 12:17 PM
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Cutting food & medical assistance to children as well.

Republicans, Pro-Life my aged aunt Sally!




President Donald Trump's budget plans to cut the Children's Health Insurance Program by at least 20% over the next two fiscal years and slash Medicaid, which covers millions more children. Millions of poor and working families could lose their health coverage if his proposed budget, released Tuesday and called "A New Foundation for American Greatness," gets through as-is. It would hit children's health care hard and break Trump's campaign promise to "save" Medicaid "without cuts."

www.cnn.com...




While hardworking families struggle to afford child care in Trump swing counties, people in Trump’s former Manhattan neighborhood will receive thousands of dollars under his plan. The typical family of four with two young children on the Upper East Side earns about $295,000 a year. A family with that much income, deducting the average cost of child care for two children in New York, would receive a net benefit of $7,329 from the Trump child care plan. Even wealthier families would get an even bigger tax cut, since the Trump child care tax deduction is available to those earning up to half a million dollars.

www.americanprogress.org...

K~
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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 12:17 PM
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And this is why we should stop ALL foreign arrivals, let's feed our people first. Forget the rest of the world, ain't our business anymore!!


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 12:47 PM
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Well this goes hand and hand with the GOP's healthcare plan for the elderly.
1.Don't get sick.
2. If you get sick die quickly.


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:34 PM
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a reply to: WUNK22

There are many Americans, even right here on ATS, that leave me with the impression that non-Americans are more important than Americans regarding every aspect of existing on this planet. For instance, many of these folks I refer to believe with all their hearts and minds that someone in the US illegally should be treated better as well as being afforded all the rights and privileges of actual citizens - especially if those citizens are politically opposite or not-the-right-religion to these Americans who prefer non-Americans to Americans.

It's sad that a lack of education, a weak mind and lots of belief in state sanctioned propaganda leads these folks to think that citizens should be kicked-out so non-citizens can take their place.



posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:43 PM
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So is the meal provider system free or do the old folk pay for it?

Smells socialist to me if it is free, as socialist as the National Health Service in the UK.
Shall I assume you support universal healthcare for US citizens if you support free food for oldies provided by taxes?

I'm from the UK, and I support universal healthcare as well as delivered meals for elderly/disabled people funded by our taxes.
So is the service funded by taxes and dripping with socialism like universal healthcare or not?


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:43 PM
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This only seems like a problem to people that feel the world owes them.

It doesn't.


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:46 PM
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The political ramifications are yugggeeee. The Democrats will use this to their advantage come 18teen midterms and plaster the MSM

It would be political suicide for the GOP to let this stand. Any rationalization simply will be rejected by the seniors, their children and most compassionate voters.


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:46 PM
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Who really cares. When a nation can't take care its old, young, and war veterans, it is a failed state. If people don't want socialism, stop warring and feed people. Socialism, socialism, socialism. Just like the four letter F word, its just a word.


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:48 PM
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originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: olaru12

This only seems like a problem to people that feel the world owes them.

It doesn't.

Excellent point, damn socialists providing services like that.
Nobody should be assisted by taxes in the US, no meals for old people, no universal healthcare, heck stop tax funded fire and rescue services, disband the coastguard...socialist evils I tell thee.



posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:49 PM
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Circlejerk? Why yes.

Carry on with the wanton destruction of society.




posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:53 PM
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originally posted by: MOMof3
a reply to: grainofsand

Who really cares. When a nation can't take care its old, young, and war veterans, it is a failed state. If people don't want socialism, stop warring and feed people. Socialism, socialism, socialism. Just like the four letter F word, its just a word.


Absolutely agreed, I was being a sarcastic prick.
I think it's a scandal that people go bankrupt for getting cancer in the US, just pointing out to anyone supporting meals for old people funded by taxes that it is as socialist as the NHS they criticise.

I even have respect for Metallicus and his opinions because he is always consistent, although he's never really answered the tax funded socialist fire & rescue/coastguard services though lol

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Buy your own fire and rescue service insurance!!!
Buy your own 'meals for elderly disabled people' insurance!!!
Buy your own ocean rescue service insurance!!!
Build your own roads!!!
SOCIALIST SOCIALIST SOCIALIST!!!!!

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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 01:56 PM
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The majority of Meals on Wheels programs get most of their federal funding through the Administration for Community Living, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services that serves the elderly and disabled. That agency has a $227 million line-item for "home-delivered nutrition services."


The appearance of using funds to support subsidies for Corporations and "The Wall" at the expense of the Elderly will sink the Republicans.

The Democrats can't believe their good fortune handed to them on a silver platter.

It's not like those seniors didn't pay the social security taxess all their lives.
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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 02:01 PM
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So a life saving or health beneficial service which is funded by tax dollars yes?
Smells socialist as # to me, as socialist as universal healthcare...I assume you support an argument for both services then?


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 02:07 PM
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Once again it seems that the sky is falling when everything is not federalized. Do we really need a federal meals on wheels program? Why not a state, city, community meals on wheels? GOT TO BE FEDERAL TO BE GOOD!!!

Families are no longer responsible to take care of their elders, Churches/community groups are no longer looked at as viable resources. Volunteers not wanted...LETS MAKE IT FEDERAL!! Give everyone a number, don't need a name. But then at the federal level 80% survival rate is GREAT!

Be careful what you ask for, those who want a socialized Federal government want to make all these other avenues obsolete to that there is only one choice left of the federal level.


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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 02:10 PM
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originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: olaru12

So a life saving or health beneficial service which is funded by tax dollars yes?
Smells socialist as # to me, as socialist as universal healthcare...I assume you support an argument for both services then?


Even Military Veteran benefits are being cut, the Health care Veterans Administration is being cut. As a Vet, yes I support taking care of people that paid into the system either with $$$, time, or blood. I have done them all as a Veteran.

I don't care if you want to call it socialist. I call it Humanitarian.

www.militarytimes.com...

www.amvets.org...

www.military.com...
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posted on May, 28 2017 @ 02:15 PM
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originally posted by: olaru12


Even Military Veteran benefits are being cut, the Health care Veterans Administration is being cut. As a Vet, yes I support taking care of people that paid into the system either with $$$, time, or blood. I have done them all as a Veteran.

I don't care if you want to call it socialist. I call it Humanitarian.


Can you explain what those cuts are and how they effect you?



posted on May, 28 2017 @ 02:17 PM
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originally posted by: Sublimecraft
a reply to: WUNK22

There are many Americans, even right here on ATS, that leave me with the impression that non-Americans are more important than Americans regarding every aspect of existing on this planet. For instance, many of these folks I refer to believe with all their hearts and minds that someone in the US illegally should be treated better as well as being afforded all the rights and privileges of actual citizens - especially if those citizens are politically opposite or not-the-right-religion to these Americans who prefer non-Americans to Americans.

It's sad that a lack of education, a weak mind and lots of belief in state sanctioned propaganda leads these folks to think that citizens should be kicked-out so non-citizens can take their place.





Who's gonna clean the toilets or pick the grapes?!!! OMG!!

This guy is happy there is another human to touch base with his dad?!

WTF is wrong with that picture?





posted on May, 28 2017 @ 02:19 PM
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Trump shoving old and disabled people out of the way.

Stay classy Trump.



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