The Coming Food Stamp Cut Will Hit 900,000 Veterans

In addition to the millions of poor families and seniors, our servicemen are affected by the forthcoming food stamp cuts authorized by Congress as well.   Think Progress Benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, will automatically drop come Friday thanks to the loss of additional funds from the 2009 stimulus… More The Coming Food Stamp Cut Will Hit 900,000 Veterans

Tom Coburn: $30 Billion In Millionaires Aid Is ‘Sheer Washington Stupidity’

When I initially read this story, my jaw had become semi-paralyzed in an open position.  Talk about “jaw-dropping” moments, this story is astounding. I am certainly no fan of Tom Coburn ever since  Rachel Maddow exposed Coburn as being complicit in trying to hide the John Ensign scandal. However, he may have earned a small… More Tom Coburn: $30 Billion In Millionaires Aid Is ‘Sheer Washington Stupidity’

Rick Santorum: ‘America Was a Great Country Before 1965’

One could only assume that Santorum is implying that this country was better off before “the Blacks got their civil rights…” or something to that effect.  Clearly Santorum is playing to the racist, tea party crowds with that statement.  Yet, it seems to be a pattern with most of the GOP presidential contenders, say the most shocking… More Rick Santorum: ‘America Was a Great Country Before 1965’