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The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
'Lamestream Media' Execs Are Running Palin TV
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Sarah Palin, ethics, family, society, culture, freedoms, women )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Sarah Palin Channel "went up last night at 9 p.m.," Klein told The Daily Beast on Monday morning. He said that his and Gaspin's brand-new niche digital channel company, TAPP, has installed cameras all throughout the Palin house in Wasilla.
Former Governor Tried To Live On The Minimum Wage For A Week, Ran Out Of Baloney
Society & Culture  (tags: minimum wage, society, Americans, ethics, family, interesting, rights, government, politics, humans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Ted Strickland tried to live on the minimum wage for a week, and it didn't go so well. "I didn't make it," the former Democratic governor of Ohio wrote in Politico Magazine. Strickland tried to keep his expenses down but said he'd run out of cash by Thurs
Stop Online Child Abuse *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, humans, internet, law, media, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
According to a U.S. watchdog group, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), there has been a dramatic rise in child abuse images posted to commonly used areas of the Internet. But this isn't just a problem in the United States....
Three New Mexico Teens Charged With Killing Homeless Men
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, murder, homeless, crime, society, police, news, humans, children, family, ethics, law, sadness, violence, death )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - cnn.com
The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder. The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio "randomly" attacked over 50 homeless people.
'Only God Saved Our Souls,' Says Resident of Gaza Area Pounded By Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, crime, death, ethics, government, society, safety, sadness, children, women, family, humans, dishonesty, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"This is the worst I have ever seen," the physician said. "They are targeting whole families. Killing whole families. The number of children, the number of women. This is against life. This is inhumane."
Harrowing Images of Gaza Neighborhood Hit Hardest By Israel (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, human rights, Israel, Gaza, politics, ethics, death, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, violence, women, children, family, law )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Israeli forces bombarded a neighborhood in Gaza overnight Sunday. According to Reuters, at least 70 Palestinians were reported killed in what was the heaviest bombardment in Israel's 13-day offensive.
Override of the Supreme Court's Birth Control Decision *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, politics, society, women )

Frans
- 15 days ago - dccc.org
In the Hobby Lobby case, the Supreme Court declared that corporations can deny women birth control coverage. But now, Democrats in Congress have developed legislation overriding the Supreme Court's wrong-headed decision....
Fox News Advises Women To Ditch Feminism, Offers Tips To 'Keep Your Husband Happy'
Society & Culture  (tags: Susan Patton, marriage, women, men, wives, husbands, family, society, ethics, freedoms, media, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Susan Patton criticized today's women for "acting like such an entitled princess" and prioritizing careers ahead of their families. Men, Patton told the Fox hosts, must be appreciated and respected, perhaps with a drink at the end of a long work day.
Black People Were Not Allowed to Eat Vanilla Ice Cream in the Jim Crow South--Except on Independence Day
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, society, culture, children, freedoms, ethics, rights, sadness, family )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
By custom rather than by law, black folks were best off if they weren't caught eating vanilla ice cream in public in the Jim Crow South, except - the narrative always stipulates - on the Fourth of July.
Jump In: Great Swimming Holes Around the World
Society & Culture  (tags: world, swimming holes, society, family, environment, interesting )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - modernfarmer.com
This swimming hole, located near Shoshone Falls " the most popular tourist attraction in Idaho's high desert is a surprise, considering it's only a 10-minute drive off the dusty landscape of Route 93.
5 People You Should Never Take Relationship Advice From
Society & Culture  (tags: men, women, relationships, advice, qualifications, motives, society, interesting, family )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Finding people to give you advice on relationships is like finding people who want a free lunch; everyone has something to say about love. It's not that people intend to give bad advice on relationships.
Stop Child Slaves From Being Trafficked to Lake Volta, Ghana *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 35 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every year thousands of children in Ghana are sent to Lake Volta, to a life of modern slavery in the fishing industry. Some are callously sold by their families. Others are sent in ignorance by parents who believe traffickers' promises of an education...
More Restaurants Take a Stand Against Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, restaurants, activists, Americans, good news, society, safety, violence, law, crime, culture, family )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - inc.com
The number of restaurants adopting a no-guns policy is on the rise following Mexican grill Chipotle's recent request that patrons not carry guns when dining.
Kid Discovers That He Can Raise His Eyebrows (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: children, family, cute, discovery, funny, video, society )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - digg.com
Childhood is filled with little milestones. For this kid, raising his eyebrows was the most entertaining of them all.
 

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