The cuts to the SNAP program that took effect Nov. 1, 2013, will affect millions of people and will be painful for some who are right on the edge of food insecurity. The much deeper cuts that Congress passed would be absolutely massive if they end up being enacted. Aren't there other things we can slice and dice from the budget that aren't nearly as critical as food? Like, maybe ... I don't know ... WAR?! Now excuse me while I go pour myself a shot and think about my fellow Americans for a bit.