So, with Tea Party candidates poised to have a better than noticeable presence in both the House and Senate, banging the drum of "No Compromise" with Democrats or the White House, what does this bode for the nation's strained social safety net?
In today's Roanoke Times, there's an article on the modern-day version of Depression Era Bread Lines. Despite the so-called waist and failure of the Stimulus, TANF funding, along with Unemployment and a whole host of other programs, have been a life line to millions directly impacted by the Great Recession. These programs are in the cross hairs of the Tea Party Movement and the GOP Establishment.
The reality is that contemporary Bread Lines exist. But what if the Stimulus had not passed? How much longer would they be?
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