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  •  They can't. And combined with this obscene (5+ / 0-)

    refusal to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term employed, I would imagine a new wave of homelessness and even hungrier children is about to arise. So tragic.

    The most obscene thing about the farm bill are those Congresspeople (Rs) who receive huge farm subsidies and voted down SNAP benefits and food stamps for adults.

    Even more sickening is that the food stamp cuts are primarily to blue states that pay more taxes to the federal government.

    I saw a Dem representative defending the cuts and bragging about how the cuts would not affect her state on Rachel. A Democrat. She said the losses would be "made up"--with what? I ask.  

    "Southern nights have you ever felt a southern night?" Allen Toussaint ~~Remember the Gulf of Mexico~~

    by rubyr on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 01:41:21 PM PST

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