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Keeping up with the Valentine's Day theme, the Arkansas Democratic Party highlights how much Tea Party Congressman Tom Cotton (R. AR) and Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz (R. TX) are two peas in a pod:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 04:48 PM PST with 10 Recommends
It seems there is a disconnect between what Daily Kos claims happened with food stamps from the recently passed Farm Bill with that of my State Senator. (For the record, I signed several petitions ...
by Crash Symbols
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 10:30 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The following article was crossposted from the Raging Chicken Press , Pennsylvania's premiere grassroots blog. UPDATE [10:24] : Jon Geeting from Keystone Politics writes that the program that ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 07:03 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Louise Putnam | Missouri State Archives Against the backdrop of the foolish pearl clutching that has greeted the CBO report ...
by marc brazeau
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 12:19 PM PST with 4 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 01:10 PM PST with 3 Recommends
You can get Daily Funnies like this, and Doonesbury, delivered to your inbox free every day from Keystone Progress. Click on this link: http://act.keystoneprogress.org/signup/DF_signups/ The ...
by MorrillMajority
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 07:38 AM PST with 2 Recommends
SNAP is Food Stamps. "More than half of Americans will experience poverty at some point during their adult lives, Think about that. This is not an isolated situation.… That’s why we have ...
by kavips
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 01:51 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Statement by Secretary Vilsack on Passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014 WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014—Secretary Vilsack made the following statement on passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014: "...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 01:21 PM PST with 2 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2014 Statement by the President Today, in a strong bipartisan vote, the U.S. Senate came together to pass a ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 12:53 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Just now, the Senate voted to pass the Farm Bill 68 to 32, with its $8.7 billion in cuts to SNAP. About 1.7 million people will receive a $90 cut in SNAP benefits, after having already seen a cut ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 12:35 PM PST with 43 Recommends
The Senate has just passed a Farm Bill ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 225 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 12:13 PM PST with 70 Recommends
Last week, the House passed the 2014 Farm Bill , complete with $8.7 billion in cuts (on top of the cuts that went into effect in November). It passed 251 to 166, with the majority of Democrats ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 04:37 PM PST with 12 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 07:30 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Brad Plummer | Wonkblog | The Washington Post | The $956 billion farm bill, in one graph Dan Glickman, Gary ...
by marc brazeau
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 03:09 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The last Farm Bill failed and that was a good thing Though this latest Bill has some good provisions, other provisions are very bad policy; The disclosure requirement of crop insurance premium ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 07:06 PM PST with 49 Recommends
Saw this headline across quite a few feeds this morning.... Can't say it enough... I told you so.... Do you know the real reason?   "Regarding U.S. same-store sales for the company’s fourth ...
by kavips
Comment Count 163 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 10:06 AM PST with 300 Recommends
So, now we are stuck with 89 Democrats voting to gut the food stamp program so that corporate agriculture can get its welfare checks on time. Well, maybe the President can do something about that.
by unclejohn
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 10:25 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Here is an attempt to pin down what's going on with the Farm Bill. The changes to SNAP are covered in this post . For ...
by marc brazeau
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 03:50 PM PST with 11 Recommends
A look at what's in the ag part of the Farm Bill can be found here. The Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe on cuts to SNAP : Negotiators found a way to cut about $8 billion in funding for the program ...
by marc brazeau
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 01:14 PM PST with 7 Recommends
So I've been a long time lurker, semi frequent commentator, and one time diarist (that is I have written exactly one diary). But something has changed with me these last 5 years. Of course I'm ...
by mikejay611
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM PST with 6 Recommends