George Bush Doesn't Care about Black People
How George Bush does things:
from Think Progress:
Katrina: Another Excuse for Bush’s Failed Ideology
“SEPARATE BUT EQUAL” EDUCATION
The Wall Street Journal reports that Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings will ask Congress to waive a federal law that bans educational segregation for homeless children.
REFUSAL TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH CARE:
....the Journal reports that the “White House appears cool to any expansion” of Medicaid for Katrina survivors....
LOWER WAGES FOR HURRICANE RECOVERY CONSTRUCTION WORKERS:
On September 8, 2005, President Bush suspended application of the Davis-Bacon Act, a federal law governing workers’ pay on federal contracts in the Hurricane Katrina-damaged areas.
LOWER WAGES FOR HURRICANE RECOVERY SERVICE WORKERS:
Washington Post reports, “the White House was working yesterday to suspend wage supports for service workers in the hurricane zone as it did for construction workers on federal contracts last week.”