As an old friend used to say-- it is easy to save money when you are making decent money. The DHHS has refused to recalculate the federal poverty level to realistic 2016 levels. The poverty level should be $35k per individual 60k per family of 3
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Ever heard of Josiah Walls or Hiram Rhodes Revels? Joseph Hayne Rainey? I taught history & never knew our nationâEUR(TM)s real past until re-educating myself from original source materials, not modern textbooks written by agenda-driven progressive Democrats.
The week was overflowing with right-wing assholery mixed with a generous dollop of buffoonery. As TrumpâEUR(TM)s inevitability grew stronger, he launched his sexist Hillary-bashing campaign in earnest.
Frequent viewers of Fox News, and those who mock it for a living, have noticed a familiar face has gone missing this past week. Rumors abound as to what pushed "Outnumbered" co-host Andrea Tantaros off-air a day after the launch of her new book.
INDIANAPOLIS -Sen. Ted Cruz is dropping out of the race for U.S. president after a loss to Donald Trump in Indiana's primary,"From the beginning, I said I would continue on as long as there is a viable path to victory. Tonight,I'm sorry to say,it ap
Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald weigh in on comments from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her rival, Bernie Sanders, who have both supported the use of drones. Scahill notes that while Clinton is often portrayed as a more hawkish
The massive leak of secret TTIP negotiating papers due out tomorrow (2 May) will reveal the true extent of the danger posed by the controversial EU-US deal, and early signs are that it will be even worse than already suspected. For the first time...
This one would be to laugh of, if it were not for how serious this is. Now we have judges taking a child from her mother because she has a different point of view regarding an issue. Watch how fascist and how much prejudice exists at this personÂ´s mind..
This weekend, teachers were told that most of Detroit's educators will miss five paychecks, amounting to 19 percent of their pay. That means for every week they came to work, they'll only be paid for four days.
Wildlife especially the wolf, is an innocent sacrifice in the human brawl over political power. Dr Maugham is a founder of GYCwhich studies and advocates for sufficient understanding of wildlife need for large ecosystems
"Her so-called foreign policy 'experience' has been to support every war demanded by the US deep security state run by the military and the CIA."
- Jeffrey Sachs, referring to Hillary Clinton, Feb. 5, 2016
While conservatives and progressives in America may have stark differences on cultural values and the role of government, one thing we all agree on is reducing waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer money.
In general, governments collect tax money to spend it on the improvement of their nations living conditions; economy, infrastructures, education, health coverage, disasters recovery, and self-defense among others