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Some seniors are turning to canned food to replace Meals on Wheels sequester cuts With last week's ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:01 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
"Your dinner, Mr. Long." There has been a lot of bellyaching—that would be as opposed to bellies aching—about the sequester forcing cutbacks to Meals on Wheels. But those seniors who have lost ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 11:30 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
Not so much, these days. "Elderly, home-bound, and hungry? We can put you on a waiting list and maybe sometime we'll bring you a hot meal." This is not actually the mission statement of Meals on ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
I have been seeing, and recommending, most of the Haiti relief diaries that I view coming up the recent list, hopefully immediately jettisoned onto the recommended list of Dkos. I feel that aid ...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 190 comments on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 07:22 PM PST with 45 Recommends
Enjoy it while it lasts While House Republicans are busy focusing on super important things like [the size of the Democrats' email list http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/26/1189925/-Sequester-...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 111 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 07:45 AM PST with 39 Recommends
The potential impact of the sequester is dizzying, taken state by state or nationally. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 09:57 AM PST with 37 Recommends
Oh noes. Sequestration is making it hard for defense contractors to know how many zeroes will be in their annual profits, and they would appreciate some certainty about what to expect, ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu May 16, 2013 at 08:23 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Stand-up Comic from another era Jack Benny, used to have a bit where: the Robber sticks him up, demanding of Mr. Benny: " Your Money or your Life! " To which Jack slowly ...
by jamess
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 07:55 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
One in seven seniors in America -- some 8.3 million people -- faced the threat of hunger in 2010, a 78 percent spike since 2001, according to a study(pdf) released 5/3 by Meals On Wheels, the ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 03:35 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Remember when Alan Grayson used irony and symbolism, and just plain disgust, when he described the Republican Health Care Plan on the floor of Congress a while back? He mockingly stated that their ...
by jamess
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 05:32 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Gertrude Here are just a few of the people who could be hurt if the U.S. government shutdown persists. Every two weeks, I deliver Meals on Wheels to some of my neighbors -- I'm just one of dozens ...
by jonibgud
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 11:53 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Watching Downton Abbey would be pure escapism, a simple respite from the grind of work and duties of home. That is, except for the disquieting reality that Downton Abbey’s classist mores ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 07:16 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
One of the casualties mentioned often in the sequestration mess in Washington is Meals on Wheels, a program that receives federal funding for feeding low income or home-bound senior citizens. The ...
by Not A Bot
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Stand-up Comic from another era Jack Benny, used to have a bit where: the Robber sticks him up, demanding of Mr. Benny: " Your Money or your Life! " To which Jack slowly ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 07:10 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The 2011 legislative session was supposed to be strictly about the budget. Republicans did ...
by The Big E
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 24, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
The GOP Shutdown stunt carries with it a heavy price tag ... one yet to be collect against our still-recovering economy. Government shutdown : Cost could be up to $24 billion by John W. Schoen, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 03:16 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Afterall they have all the hallmarks of it. Like Lucy "pulling the football away" at the last minute, in hopes of causing injury, or even worse. Ha, ha, ha -- funny stuff. GOP Senator Won't ...
by jamess
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 06:54 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Back in 2007, the Republican-controlled Eden Prairie City Council (led by ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 09:10 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
This one surprises me; David Hann is NOT known for throwing bombs/calling names. He is known for being a conservative extremist, and highly fundamentalist when it comes to religion - which is not a ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 08:23 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
by Chris Carney for Congress
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Oct 18, 2005 at 02:30 PM PDT with 7 Recommends