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rainbow4321 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 01:57 PM
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TX state budget cuts: autism funds, school background checks, daycare monitoring
Sickening..the list goes on and on.


http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs...



16) It zeroes out $6.7 million from a program that provides services to children with autism.

17) It reduces rehabilitation services to individuals who have general disabilities or are deaf or hard of hearing by 13.5 percent

19) It cuts $4 million 6 percent from the agency that enforces minimum standards and investigates reports of abuse at child day care centers, residential child care and maternity homes.

20) It cuts funding for a program that aims to combat the states shortage of nurses from $47 million to $15 million.

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27) It eliminates the Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Program.

28) It eliminates funding of life-skills classes for teen parents.

29) It eliminates funding for background checks of school employees.

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46) It virtually eliminates all funding $20 million for housing placement and retention services for homeless families and individuals.










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Le Taz Hot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 01:58 PM
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1. School Background Checks?????
Every pedophile in the country with a degree will be moving there to apply for teaching positions. Holy shitskies!
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:00 PM
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3. GOPers must find a way to reproduce themselves, you know?
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 03:21 PM
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9. if I had kids in school this would be a reason to leave texas.
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 06:17 PM
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10. That and paddling special education students with 4 foot long paddles, yes.
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 01:59 PM
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2. 'This is what your brain looks like' -- on a solid GOP majority!
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:06 PM
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:13 PM
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5. Cuts: autism funds during Autism Awareness week
That is calculated cruelty.
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liberal life Donating Member (187 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:16 PM
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6. We need to stop these sick bastards!
Why do these financial terrorists hate Americans?


http://fucorporatemedia.com/
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atreides1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:37 PM
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8. It's not that they hate all Americans
Edited on Mon Apr-04-11 02:39 PM by atreides1
Just the poor,the disabled, and the weak...the "surplus population" as Scrooge called them!

But they do love the zygots in the womb.
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 06:18 PM
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11. Future tools, blank pages, to be written on with their belief systems.
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ceile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:23 PM
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7. The race to the bottom is nearly complete.
What's even worse is that millions was taken from family planning services of all kinds to make up for disability shortfalls- and it still was only a drop in the bucket!
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 06:19 PM
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12. Texas collapsed morally when Ann Richards was put out of office by Bush.
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