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Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 1169 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Tell Your House Member: Absolutely No Cuts to Food Stamps. None. PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, humans, diet, food, family, news, safety, society, americans, culture, dishonesty, interesting, politics, sadness, democrats, republicans )

Robert
- 1259 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Sign and email a petition your House member now, and tell them in no uncertain terms: No Farm Bill that cuts food stamps. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps at all. None.
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
- 1267 days ago - alternet.org
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
As Our Safety Nets Get Slashed, More People Fall Into Deep Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, government, americans, poverty, children, health, hunger )

Judith
- 1308 days ago - billmoyers.com
Since 1996, the number of families with children living in extreme poverty -- that is, on $2 a day or less -- has gone up nearly 130 percent.
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
- 1340 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.
Infographic: Stop Slashing SNAP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, congress, republicans, ethics, Americans, children, family, hunger, poverty, economy, politics )

Carrie
- 1346 days ago - americanprogress.org
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps lifts millions of Americans out of poverty while substantially benefiting the economy.
The GOP's Mean-Spirited Hostility Towards Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, Americans, family, children, congress, corruption, ethics, economy, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 1349 days ago - nationalmemo.com
For decades now, the Republican Party has been honing its reputation for hostility toward the downtrodden, the poor, the disadvantaged. While a few of its leaders have tried to either shed that image or to dress it up with a more appealing facade.
Obamacare Premiums Better Than Expected -- But GOP Sabotage Is Worse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Affordable Care Act, protection, prevention, government, insurance companies, news, society, treatment, family, healthcare, government, GOP sabotage ethics )

Carrie
- 1358 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Premiums for insurance plans offered in the Affordable Care Act exchanges will be lower than expected, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation study of the 17 states -- and the District of Columbia -- that have published their rates.
Video:Before He Was Assassinated, MLK Had A Really Radical Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, safety, society, sadness, rights, politics, law, humans, government, freedoms, family, ethics, culture, americans, abuse, children, congress, cover-up, healthcare, media, news, politics, propaganda )

JL
- 1361 days ago - upworthy.com
Alvin Melathe Just months before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. was organizing support for the "Poor People's Campaign," aimed at supplementing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a full measure of economic and human rights for America's poor.
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 1381 days ago - fcnl.org
In spite of the treaties, in spite of solemn exchanges of land for promises of food, health, education and security, the federal government considers keeping these promises a matter of "discretionary" spending.
Lakota Law Project ACTION LINK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lakota children, family, government, DSS, South Dakota, rape, abuse, money, corruption )

Nancy
- 1382 days ago - care2.com
Each year in South Dakota the state Department of Social Services (DSS) takes over 700 American Indian children away from their families and tribes. 90% of these children are put into non-Native foster homes and institutions...
Rural Voters Support Preschool as Strategy to Help Local Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, children, education, ethics, family, government, interesting, media, society, safety, rights, politics, usa, congress, obama, economy )

JL
- 1390 days ago - blogs.edweek.org
Eighty-five percent of rural voters surveyed in the Great Plains, Midwest, & Southeast said they strongly supported or somewhat supported preschool programs as a way to boost the rural and small-town economy in a survey conducted by the Center for Rural
Support a Commonsense Immigration Process ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, government, usa, citizenship, ethics, family, children, society )

Nancy
- 1395 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The time has come for immigration reform with a path to citizenship and all of us - Latino, Asian, immigrant voters, along with faith communities, business owners, and the majority of Americans - are expecting action from the House of Representatives this
Tell House Leadership: Remove Steve King From Immigration Subcommittee ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, government, usa, citizenship, Steven King, ethics, family, children, society )

Nancy
- 1395 days ago - org.credoaction.com
In an interview with Newsmax, King slandered young immigrants who would be eligible for citizenship under the DREAM Act stating that "For everyone who's a valedictorian, there's another 100 out there that weigh 130 pounds and they've got calves the size
Remove Congressman Steve King From House Subcommittee on Immigration! ACTION LINK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, government, usa, citizenship, Steven King, ethics, family, children, society )

Nancy
- 1398 days ago - care2.com
Lately there have been all too many derogatory racial remarks being said regarding the immigration issue, farm workers and young people who would be eligible for citizenship under the DREAM Act.
 

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