Teachers’ Bailout Bill Comes at Expense of Food Stamp Program

In the arena of whose needs take precedence, it’s the powerful voting unions who will always win, even over the poor:

The Senate last week passed their own version of the bill, which cuts $12 billion beginning in 2014 from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, or “food stamps,” program to help make the measure deficit neutral. Anti-hunger advocates and conservatives alike decried the move.

As I detailed last night, instead of spending the portion of unspent billions from the stimuls passed just last year – which Obama insisted be passed in a hurry to … save teachers’ and other folks’ jobs, Democrats are raiding the food stamp program.