As Michelle Returns From Spanish Extravaganza Obama Cuts Food Stamps to Nation's Poor
As Michelle Obama returned home from her royal excursion to Spain which cost taxpayers $400,000, Barack Obama cut food stamps to the nation’s poor.
Just as Michelle Obama returned from her much-criticized luxury vacation to Spain, which cost the U.S. taxpayers an estimated $400,000, her husband cut $11.9 billion from the Food Stamp program, designed to help the poorest Americans.
The cut, along with tax increases to businesses is supposed to pay for an aid package to several states, mostly to prevent the layoff of about 160,000 public school teachers and administrators.
Of course, the teachers’ unions are tremendous contributors to the Democratic Party, and were instrumental in putting Obama in office. The move is seen by many as a payback for their support.
What is so hypocritical is the fact that Obama made the cut in the Food Stamps program, while he expects the taxpayers to pick up the bill for the First Lady’s trip to Spain.
By the way, $400,000 would buy a lot of food stamps.