Taco demolition, left coast lawsuits and baby food blackmail + this day in history w/Jim Bakker indicted and our song of the day by And So I Watch You From Afar on your Morning Monarchy for October 4, 2017.
from latimes.com: Talk about a “poverty trap”! The phrase was recently used by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan, R-Wisc., to suggest that the nation’s panoply of programs to aid low-income households was keeping
from washingtonpost.com: Congress last month passed a revamp of agriculture and food policy that was supposed to save the U.S. government $8.6 billion in food-stamp costs over a decade. That may not happen, though, now
from money.cnn.com: More military families used food stamps to buy milk, cheese, meat and bread at military grocers last year. Food stamp redemption at military grocers has been rising steadily since the beginning of the
from abcnews.go.com: Food stamps for a pot brownie? It’s an urban myth in Colorado, but state lawmakers want to make sure that doesn’t happen. A bill proposed this week by several Republicans would add marijuana
from bloomberg.com: Nicole Blakey says she can’t stand watching other people buy junk food with the government-issued food-stamp debit cards she’s used to raise three children while earning $9 an hour at a dry cleaner…
from thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com: The money spent on food stamps and the number of people who receive them are declining as the economy has improved, according to a report released Wednesday, even as the program remains a
Obama using food-stamp cash to fund Michelle’s ‘Let’s Move’* from nypost.com: Food stamp cuts are on everyone’s mind, and we’re all trying not to think about how Michelle Obama’s Child Nutrtion Act has had something