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In an act of partisanship not normally associated with the inner workings of the Department of Children & Family Services, Kansas DCF took to Facebook and Twitter to refute "The Left" who has ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 07:33 AM PDT with 103 Recommends
The IRS has released a federal tax lien in a case in which substantial evidence of criminal fraud was proven and perpetrated by a judge, lawyers and experts. However, the Allegheny County District ...
by valetteclark
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Hi folks. Christine is taking a sick day this week - get well soon! So, this week is a group effort. Many thanks to ramara and elenacarlena for collecting links. We can really use some ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
I'm tired of the war on the poor. I'm tired of running into people, including Democrats, who support the war on the poor. This is not a rebuttal to any Daily Kos diary. This is a rebuttal to what I'...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 10:54 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
One of the many consequences of having so many states controlled by Republicans is that there has been a flurry of bills demonizing the poor. One of the most common ways of doing so is by dictating ...
by ScottyUrb
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 05:18 AM PDT with 153 Recommends
A few months back I wrote about a ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 10:54 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Throughout our Nation's history, the right individuals were alive and thriving in their contribution to our society. Additionally, certain individuals have swung the pendulum in the opposite and ...
by Ken Werner
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 03:27 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Help !! I am drowning in overwhelming medical debt. I can't even find level freaking ground much less a ladder to get out of this mess. I hate being in debt. I am a normal guy and I try and ...
by funtony47
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 08:55 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
When I worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, in what was then called the Food Stamp Program, ACORN was powerful. "Food Stamps" then were actual paper in several ...
by Mayfly
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 02:42 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I am not trolling anyone with this question. I am asking because I, legitimately, don't know the answer. Why is it bad to turn federal programs like food stamps, or Section 8 Housing, or WIC, or any ...
by GothmogIV
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 04:34 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Better put that steak and lobster back! Missouri lawmakers are on a new quest to further demoralize and degrade citizens who rely on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). State ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 398 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 280 Recommends
He stalked the stage and wowed the crowd at an Iowa Tea Party event less than two months ago and climbed so fast on the right wing's depth chart that before you could get a fix on Scott Walker, The ...
by jer45
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 04:33 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The stakes couldn't be higher—if Speaker John Boehner ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Nailed it. Once again, Republicans are using their budget proposal to ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 07:40 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
An inquiring mind would like to know... Why does the GOP dislike hungry needy children, the elderly and the working poor? Why do they believe, only those at the top who managed to make it rich (...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
It's been over 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, committing Federal Government attention and resources to the longstanding problem of poverty in America. Last year,
by Puddytat
Comment Count 77 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 07:00 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
Three states and two tribal nations will get $27 million in grants to help fight child hunger, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced. Nice, right? Wellll ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 12:17 PM PST with 37 Recommends
As the man most likely to someday usurp Rep. Louie Gohmert's throne as America's Dumbest Congressman, Wisconsin's Rep. Glenn Grothman has some mighty big shoes to fill. I think he'...
by Hunter
Comment Count 451 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 361 Recommends
I get the feeling that a Republican legislator could never have written "The Wizard of Oz" because they have no concept of brains, compassion, or courage.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 02:59 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Of course they aren't really food stamps, they are more properly called SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), i.e., not stamps at all, but a card used much like a debit/credit card at ...
by jbelvl
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 11:48 AM PST with 24 Recommends