A recent article on Common Dreams explained exactly what is happening in Washington, D.C. today – we are cutting vital services that save lives in order to give the wealthy elite a modest tax cut. That’s where the priorities of the Republican Party lie, and that is where they will always lie. If you don’t have several million dollars in net worth, then Republicans do not care about you. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this topic.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced