07.24.2017

Now is the time for SNAP reform

By Natalia Castro Mandatory spending has gotten out of hand, with programs such as food stamps costing Americans billions, while their recipients rarely give back to the economic growth of the nation. Without entitlement reforms to reign in the growth of this program, it will […]

09.25.2015

Legacy of the Great Society

By Dustin Howard Fifty years ago, on Sept. 22, 1965, the Great Society reached its apex with the Senate’s passage of the Immigration and Naturalization Acts of 1965. The Great Society sought to change the way we aided the elderly and the poor — and our […]

06.24.2013

Farm Bill death is Republicans’ opportunity on food stamps

By Robert Romano On June 20, the $939 billion so-called “farm” bill — it should really be called the food stamp bill with 80 percent of it is dedicated to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — went down in flames in the House of Representatives, failing by a vote of 195 to 234 . […]

06.19.2013

Why are taxpayers paying $80 billion a year for food stamps?

By Robert Romano In 2012, the Romney campaign and the Republican National Committee were fond of noting that “Since President Obama took office, the number of Americans receiving food stamps has increased from 31.9 million to 46.7 million, a record 46 percent increase.” In a Sept. 2012 Fox News interview, Republican nominee Mitt Romney repeated , “When the president took office, 32 million people were on food stamps. […]

07.24.2012

Farm Bill should be put out to pasture!

MEMO FOR THE MOVEMENT THE BIGGEST FOOD & FARM WELFARE BILL EVER SHOULD BE PUT OUT TO PASTURE OR SENT TO THE GLUE FACTORY! RE:  The Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 (AKA: the Farm Bill) is working its way to the House […]

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