When Nancy Pelosi called our representatives back to Washington DC (408 of them at taxpayer expense) to vote on the $26 billion state bail-out bill to re-hire laid off teachers, guess how they paid for those teachers' jobs? Cuts in Food Stamps! $10 BILLION worth cut!
"The legislation provides $10 billion to school districts to rehire laid-off teachers or ensure that more teachers won't be let go before the new school year begins." [Story]