Senate Passes Deplorable Budget Bill

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Senate Passes Deplorable Budget Bill

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Class war rages in America, escalated under Trump and congressional Republicans, most hardline. 

Thursday Senate budget bill passage provided more clear evidence of America's deplorable state, sinking deeper into the abyss than earlier.

Americans for Tax Fairness spokesman TJ Helmstetter said the following about Thursday's vote:

"51 Republican Senators just voted to cut Medicaid by $1 trillion and Medicare by $500 billion so that millionaires and corporations can get a tax cut. It's immoral and despicable."

Republican Rand Paul voted against the measure. So did all 48 undemocratic Dems. 

Most supported Obama's war on social justice throughout his tenure, disgraceful neoliberal harshness, thirdworldizing the country, making America resemble Guatemala. 

Trump and congressional Republicans aim
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