May 29th, 2003

Auros Face from wedding

Gah! Our government is evil.

Just to clear up any doubts about whether they are dogmatically committed to robbing the poor to help the rich, the Republicans used the House-Senate conference committee to remove the part of the tax bill that would've given child credits to people who do pay federal income tax, but make only about $10-20k per year. They're still sending $400 checks to people who make more than that, of course...

NYTimes article here. Requires a free subscription.

Oh, and while they're at it, the Bushies have lost a bunch of Iraqi nuclear material, and are trying to prevent the UN from inspecting an area where civilians show signs of radiation poisoning. Way to go, Team Bush!
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