Go look where the US government spends its money. Defense comes in 3rd--and while it's not an insignificant chunk of change, at least defense is mentioned in the Constitution, unlike HHS and Social Security. Would it really be impossible to cut 5% across the board for the next decade? If we did that perhaps we'd finally, eventually, have to make some real cuts, eliminate genuine waste, instead of cancelling White House tours or stopping tuition assistance to GI's:
According to goarmyed.com, U.S. soldiers will no longer be able to request help to pay tuition.I wonder how long after 2016 it will take for even ardent liberals to admit that this man is among the worst presidents--in fact, not even a very good person!--we've ever had. Intentionally inflicting pain on his own citizens just to get what he wants politically? Usually those kinds of actions are reserved for the Kims and Chavezes of the world.
The suspension to the program was announced Thursday and is effective Friday.