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US Politics & Gov't

Maine Governor Prepares To Make Food Stamps Recipients Jump Through New Hoops At The Grocery Store
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maine, Food Stamps, SNAP, Gov. Paul LePage, food restrictions )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Burdening the poorest with more rules is in vogue with Republicans these days. Extra restrictions and stigma for how food stamps recipients can use their meager benefits just exacerbate the core indignities and hardships they face.
Rand Paul's Home State Relies On Government Programs He's Vowed To Dismantle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rand Paul, Kentucky, hypocrisy, Obamacare, SNAP, food stamps )

Freya
- 46 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Rand Paul will formally announce today in Louisville, the largest city in his home state of Kentucky, that he will seek the Republican nomination for president. But what Paul wonâEUR(TM)t tell the crowds of Kentuckians and others gathered in the city...
The Republican Response to Hunger
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, GOP Greed, Snap )

TomCat
- 122 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Feed Bag Hypocrites
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, GOP Hypocrites, Snap )

TomCat
- 369 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Sign and Send a Petition to Your Senator: Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Blue States ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, 16 states, farm bill, snap, blue states, republicans )

Nancy
- 480 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Almost all of the food stamp cuts come from 16 states and the District of Columbia--the rest of the nation is left virtually untouched.
New 5-Year Farm Bill Would Cut Subsidies While Slashing Food Stamps Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Farm Subsidies, SNAP, Americans, families, hunger, poverty, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 486 days ago - rawstory.com
The mammoth measure, which took some two years to hash out and endured a collapse of negotiations in 2013, could now be voted on as early as Wednesday in the House of Representatives, the chamber's Republican leaders said.
GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, hunger, americans, SNAP, child, family, ethics, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, health, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa, lies, media, congress, propaganda, republicans )

JL
- 540 days ago - alternet.org
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
The Hunger Cliff
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, GOP War, Snap, videos )

TomCat
- 574 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Contact Congress & Support Veterans Who Receive Food Assistance - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, veterans, military, SNAP, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 611 days ago - action.votevets.org
Use our "Contact Congress Tool" to tell your Senators to oppose any legislation that cuts food assistance programs that support veterans and military families.
OBAMA: BE A FOOD STAMP PRESIDENT - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, presidential veto, Americans, family, children, congress, corruption, ethics, economy, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 612 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
President Obama - Don't allow Congress' cruel and reckless rationing starve millions of Americans. Veto any cuts to SNAP (food stamps). Since Congress has already voted on massive cuts, we only have one option left on the table: a presidential veto.
Republican Congressman Tells Constituent Asking About Food Stamp Cuts: 'Let Him Not Eat'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, congress, Kevin Cramer, religion, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 614 days ago - rawstory.com
A Facebook question from a Bismark, North Dakota resident to his congressman started off rockily yesterday, when the congressman dismissed a religious argument opposed to cuts in the federal food stamp program with a religious quote.
Rep. Speier Holds Up Vodka and Steak on House Floor to Shame Food Stamp Opponents (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, Americans, Jackie Speier, congress, republicans, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics )

Carrie
- 615 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Thursday held up steak, vodka and caviar during her House floor speech in an effort to shame the GOP who want to slash $40 billion from the food stamp budget, while they continue to go on "lavish" trips financed by taxpayers..
Panera Bread CEO on Living on $4.50 a Day: 'Food Dominates My Life' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hardball, Chris Matthews, Ron Shaich, Americans, SNAP, congress, ethics, hunger, families, children, economy, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 615 days ago - rawstory.com
Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich shared his experience living on the equivalent of the federal "food stamps" program with MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Thursday, following House Republicans' move to slash it.
House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, SNAP, congress, ethics, hunger, families, children, economy, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 616 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved sweeping reforms to the nation's food stamp program that would cut some $40 billion in nutrition aid over 10 years and deny benefits to millions starting in 2014.
 

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