Women think on a whole systems level which is why I'm impressed though not surprised to learn that women are running more farms and ranches, operating more land and producing a greater value of agricultural products than they were five years ago.
Legislation passed by House Republicans (no Democrats voted for it) slashed $747 million -- about 10 percent -- from the 2011 budget for the Special Supplemental Feeding Program for Women, Infants and Children.
From 1995 to 2009, taxpayers shelled out nearly a quarter-trillion dollars in farm subsidies. But while ten percent of farmers received 74% of this money, 62% of American farmers got no subsidy at all.
If we get over the idea that we have to have the world's most expensive military by a factor of seven, and that how we treat the richest should revert to the 1890s, solving the budget is not so terrible.
The question is: "What, exactly, in the federal budget will you cut to attack the deficit?" Because the answers to that are going to be the most effective argument to make against the Tea Party movement's surge.