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How Booting 5 Million Off Of Food Stamps Would Cost More Than It Saves

ByAlan Pyke Food stamp cuts proposed by Republicans could boot over 5 million people off of the program and create health problems that would cost the country more than the cuts save, according to a new analysis by the Health Impact … Continue reading

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Employment Discrimination Pushes Felons Onto Food Stamp Rolls, Increasing Program’s Costs

By Saki Knafo By refusing to hire people who have been convicted of crimes, employers may be adding billions of dollars to the total cost of the country’s ballooning food assistance program. Citing data from the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, … Continue reading

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Aide To Republican Congressman Fails To Live On Food Stamps For A Week

By Igor Volsky An aide to Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) failed the so-called “SNAP Challenge” last week, just days after accusing Democrats of “intentionally buying overpriced food and shopping at high-priced chains.” The aide, Donny Ferguson, accepted the challenge in … Continue reading

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Five Essential Facts About Food Stamps

By Katie Wright The House Agriculture Committee recently passed its version of the Farm Bill, which funds vital nutrition assistance programs including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP (formerly known as food stamps). The bill, which would cut a … Continue reading

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Snap-The Power

Get it poppin!! This was the joint back in the day and still  can be heard today. It’s also a track that has been sampled more than a few times too. Remember that we all have THE POWER!!

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