Given the heartless social equation being pushed by neocons, the deadly results were easy to predict. In a social and political framework defined with greed as the only metric, why worry about anything else? Who could have possibly predicted that taking money out of social programs could hurt the poorest?
So here we are, Peak Life Expectancy.
As the global economy falls into depression people are hurting. You can see this in the United States. It is shocking that when free health clinics are held in the United States, thousands of people come trying to get the most basic of health care.
As our country races to the bottom of the pile in terms of societal responsibility, compassion and civility remember, there is another way. We are much, much better than this.