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Cuts are usually unpopular

You can always tell when things are getting desperate in America. They bring out the celebrities.
That was the case in Texas this week.
The Associated Press report noted: “Actress Eva Longoria lobbied lawmakers and spoke at a rally on behalf of the mentally disabled on Tuesday. She said if the Legislature passed proposed cuts in services it would bring “shame on Texas.”
“Hundreds of disabled people, along with their families and helpers, rallied at the capitol. Advocates said they didn’t want more money for the disabled, only the current level of spending.
“Texas lawmakers are grappling with a ...


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