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Indiana Republican: ‘No One Has the Guts’ to Let the Poor ‘Wither and Die’

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  • John Johnston proved just how much Republicans loathe Americans who are living in poverty.
  • GOP Assault on Social Security Could be 'Death Sentence' for Nation's Disabled.
  • New Budget Chair to cut Social Security! 

Allen Clifton, Forward Progressives

avatars-000041944926-uqllgp-t200x200.jpg?435a760June 12, 2014 | A Republican in Indiana has once again proven just how much disdain the GOP has for the poor by saying one of the most disgusting things about them that I’ve ever heard. 

During an online discussion about poverty, Republican John Johnston said of the poor, “no one has the guts to just let them wither and die.” But to grasp just how much Johnston hates the poor, you really need to see his comments in their full context.

Allen Clifton has a degree in Political Science. He is a co-founder of Forward Progressives, and author of the popular Right Off A Cliff column. He is also the founder of the Right Off A Cliff Facebook page, on which he routinely voices his opinions and stirs the pot for the Progressive movement. 

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GOP Assault on Social Security Could be 'Death Sentence' for Nation's Disabled, Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams

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  • The claim that either the old-age or disability trust funds has run dry is 'one of the hoariest lies in the conservatives' playbook.'
  • New Budget Chair to cut Social Security! 

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New Budget Chair to cut Social Security! Michael Phelan, Social Security Works

Tell the new House Budget Chair Tom Price (R-GA): Expand, Don't Cut, Social Security