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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 268 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Budget Conference Committee to Protect Kids and Families in the Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, sequestration, children, families, politics, congress, usa, news )

Cal
- 349 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Protect children and families in the budget, end the harmful automatic spending cuts of the sequester, and get America back on track to create ladders of opportunities for all!
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
- 398 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
- 399 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.
Under Republican Plan, 3.8 Million Would Lose Food Stamps in 2014 - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP/TP, SNAP, Americans, economy, poverty, hunger, families, children, ethics, congress, corruption, government, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 400 days ago - dailykos.com
According to the CBO, 1.7 million people would be forced off the rolls in the coming year if the state waivers are repealed as proposed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Another 2.1 million would be dropped in 2014 as a result of the tighter...
TAKE ACTION: TELL CONGRESS: REJECT THE WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, politics, WOMEN, families )

Beverly
- 534 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Can you sign the petition demanding that Congress to reject Cantor's more-work-for-less-pay bill and pass real benefits for women and families?
The Green Party Opposes The New Drone Command Center at Horsham
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, drone command center, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pennsylvania, Green Party of Pennsylvania )

Brian
- 566 days ago - gp.org
Horsham Air Guard Station in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is set to become the nation's new drone command center. In Pakistan alone, drone attacks have killed over 176 children since 2004.
Veteran's Administration: It's Criminal to Make Vets Wait Years for Benefits -PLEASE SIGN!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, americans, government, troops, vets, benefits, fought4ourCounrty, died4us, families )

Julie
- 567 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The number of U.S. veterans still unable to claim their hard-earned benefits after a year of filing has raised from 11,000 in 2009 to 245,000 in 2012 -- a 2000% increase in three years. Almost a million veterans are on hold for their benefits
U.S. Air Force Stops Reporting Data on Afghan Drone Strikes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, terror weapons, President Obama, US Air Force, data removal, monthly summaries )

Brian
- 591 days ago - reuters.com
(Reuters) - "With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about air strikes carried out by unmanned planes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries."
Honor InterNational Women Day By Speaking Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, Sequester, budget cuts, economic security of women, families, national economy, hardship )

Dandelion
- 594 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Congress has chosen to do nothing to stop across-the-board spending cuts that threaten the health and economic security of women, our families, and our national economy. Please sign Petition.
Soldiers Angels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Soldiers Angels, non profit, volunteer, aid, soldiers, army, marines, navy, coast guard, air force, veterans, families )

Dandelion
- 618 days ago - soldiersangels.org
Soldiers' Angels is a volunteer-led nonprofit with hundreds of thousands of volunteers providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, veterans and their families.
Military Industrial Complex, Drones, & Torture   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, endless war, predator drones, terror weapons )

Brian
- 624 days ago - youtube.com
"Are we in perpetual war? It seems like the War on Terror has no end in sight, which brings about the question of who is profiting from the fighting, and whether or not the reasons are ethical. See 1st comment."
Can a People's Movement Ground U.S. Drones?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, terror weapons )

Brian
- 672 days ago - yesmagazine.org
"We know that drones kill civilians and inflame hatred against the United States--but can we stop them?"
Tell the House of Representatives to Support Title X ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Title X.House of Representatives, human rights, birth control, women, families, population, ethics, republicans )

Nancy
- 851 days ago - capwiz.com
Last year the House voted to eliminate funding for Title X, defunded Planned Parenthood, and cut funding for teen pregnancy prevention initiatives. We can't let that happen again this year.
1 in 4 American Children Go Hungry, But Still Spends Billions On War !   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HUNGER, CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AMERICA, congress, republicans, democrats, corruption )

Barbara
- 931 days ago - youtube.com
No! It should not! And those who would harm a child, under ANY CONDITION AMERICA, is the lowest of the low!
 

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