Saturday, April 11, 2009

Rescuing The Rich, Hammering the Poor

Posted By on Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 10:17 PM

The Skinny talked about Sen. Jon Kyl’s effort to kill the estate tax this week. More on the fight to give yet another big break to America’s richest from The New York Times.

The NYT also investigates, with a Phoenix dateline, state cuts to social services this weekend:

Perhaps nowhere have the cuts been more disruptive than in Arizona, where more than 1,000 frail elderly people are struggling without home-care aides to help with bathing, housekeeping and trips to the doctor. Officials acknowledge that some are apt to become sicker or fall, ending up in nursing homes at a far higher cost.


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