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U.S. Judge Strikes Down Indiana Ban on Gay Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay Marriage, americans, ethics, gayrights, GoodNews, rights, society )

Nancy
- 62 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday in a ruling that immediately allowed gay couples to wed. The court clerk in Marion County, home to Indianapolis, began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couple about an hour
What I Realized When I Finally Decided to Sign Up for Food Stamps
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, government, food, EBT, SNAP food program )

Nancy
- 103 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I pride myself on not succumbing to prejudice so it was with a wash of embarrassment and shame that I realized that "them" were in fact me. The people in that waiting room could have been my neighbors or co-workers.
Social Security, Treasury Target Taxpayers for Their Parents' Decades-Old Debts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, debt, social security, IRS, refund, Treasury )

Nancy
- 136 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A few weeks ago, with no notice, the U.S. government intercepted Mary Grice's tax refunds from both the IRS and the state of Maryland. Grice had no idea that Uncle Sam had seized her money until some days later, when she got a letter saying that her
Rush Limbaugh Says CBS Has "Declared War on the Heartland" By Hiring Stephen Colbert
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, culture, media, RUsh Limbaugh, Stephen Colbert, David Letterman )

Nancy
- 138 days ago - salon.com
"What do I think of Colbert getting Letterman's gig?" Limbaugh said (being sure to emphasize the "r" in the comedian's surname). "I'll give you the short version: CBS has just declared war on the heartland of America," Limbaugh announced.
Hobby Lobby- Retirement Plans Invest in Companies Manufacturing Contraceptives
Society & Culture  (tags: Hobby Lobby, supreme court, birth control, mutual funds, hypocrisy, women's healthwomen, rights, dishonesty, family, ethics )

Nancy
- 148 days ago - dailykos.com
Several of the mutual funds in Hobby Lobby's retirement plan have holdings in companies that manufacture the specific drugs and devices that the Green family, which owns Hobby Lobby, is fighting to keep out of Hobby Lobby's health care policies: the emer
Wal-Mart Just Revealed How Poor Its Customers Are
Business  (tags: Wal-mart, corporations, abuse, americans, corporate, economy, wal-mart, usa, EBT cards )

Nancy
- 154 days ago - businessinsider.com
In other words, Wal-Mart, for the first time in its annual reports, acknowledges that taxpayer-funded social assistance programs are a significant factor in its revenue and profits. This makes sense, considering that Wal-Mart caters to low-income
My Free School Lunch Horror Story
Society & Culture  (tags: children, americans, education, family, free lunch )

Nancy
- 165 days ago - dailykos.com
Yes, when I was a kid I had free school lunches and it made me feel so ashamed, but not for the reason you might think.
How Govt. Hides the Poor: Formula for Measuring Poverty Dates to When a Loaf of Bread Cost 22 Cents
Society & Culture  (tags: food, poverty, housing, daycare, americans, children, government, women, society )

Nancy
- 182 days ago - alternet.org
To determine who is officially poor in America, the federal government compares a family's annual cash income to a figure produced by an arcane formula that's based on the price of food in 1963, when a loaf of bread was 22 cents and a burger less than
Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, Poverty Thoughts
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, choices, jobs, children, culture, family, birth control, food, jobs, cigarettes )

Nancy
- 217 days ago - killermartinis.kinja.com
Rest is a luxury for the rich. I get up at 6AM, go to school (I have a full courseload, but I only have to go to two in-person classes) then work, then I get the kids, then I pick up my husband, then I have half an hour to change and go to Job 2. I get
America's Top 50 Charities in 2013 Ranked By Total Income
Society & Culture  (tags: Charities, rankings, non-profit, watch dogs, usa, society, philanthropy )

Nancy
- 269 days ago - csmonitor.com
America's Top 50 charities in 2013 ranked by total income
 
 
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