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View Diary: For Republicans, a Homeless 11-Year-Old Black Girl Named Dasani is a "Useless Eater" That Should Die (139 comments)

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  •  The only consequence is what's happening now. (3+ / 0-)

    Welfare alone is not enough. Investing in education, infrustructure, research and development and a sound fire and police department is a better long term solution. Welfare can always be cut by do-nothing Republican congresses that get elected now and then. It is happening now, and hopefully the storm will be over soon. Meanwhile, real children will be permanently scarred by having to skip meals or eat unbalanced foods like Ramon noodles.

    This beast, the occasional election of extremists that will cause economic upset, will always be with us, and it will occasionally rear its ugly head in the future. Yet education and knowledge and technology is something that, once obtained, cannot be taken away.  

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