The sentiments reflected in the words below follow exactly along the lines the United Nations identified within the large and growing gap in America between the quality of life for America’s most ‘pampered’ children and those that live a far less ‘pampered’ life.
The New York Times Editorial by columnist Paul Krugman (published online February 27, 2011)
“Will 2011 be the year of fiscal austerity?”
“And who will bear the brunt of these cuts? America’s children.”
“The really striking thing about all this isn’t the cruelty – at this point you expect that – but the shortsightedness. What’s supposed to happen when today’s neglected children become tomorrow’s work force?
“Anyway, the next time some self-proclaimed deficit hawk tells you how much he worries about the debt we’re leaving our children, remember what’s happening in Texas, a state whose slogan right now might as well be “Lose the future.”” READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
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