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Even though he's not running against Rep. Jack Kingston (R. GA), U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland (D. SD) is joining in on making Kingston his punching bag to showcase how cruel Republicans are:
Some people just don’t get it. Instead of proposing policies that would reduce poverty, create jobs, and reign in the skyrocketing inequality in this country, a Republican Congressman is proposing that we make poor schoolchildren who can’t afford lunch earn their food by sweeping the floor.

“Why don’t you have the kids pay a dime, pay a nickel to instill in them that there is, in fact, no such thing as a free lunch? Or maybe sweep the floor of the cafeteria -- and yes, I understand that that would be an administrative problem, and I understand that it would probably lose you money. But think what we would gain as a society in getting people -- getting the myth out of their head that there is such a thing as a free lunch.”  - Republican Congressman Jack Kingston

This is what happens when we let billionaires and special interests take over our government – they elect Congressmen who will want to cut taxes for Wall Street but won’t provide school lunches to hungry children.

Help end the insanity:

When Members of Congress care more about cutting taxes for billionaires than children who can’t afford lunch – something has to change.

Rick Weiland

Click here to donate to Weiland's campaign because we need more great guys like him in the U.S. Senate:


Originally posted to pdc on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 11:46 AM PST.

Also republished by South Dakota Kos, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, Kos Georgia, and Native American Netroots.

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