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Federal government finally steps in to combat skyrocketing hunger that's overwhelmed food banks

Several times during the pandemic, the nation’s shocked attention has been drawn by photos of massive lines at food banks. That attention includes President...

Coronavirus leaves many Americans out of work, Trump administration wants to leave them without food

The US Department of Agriculture wants to punish 700,000 Americans for not working enough hours this month by taking away their food stamps. Current...

Kansas Republican demands Governor stop helping poor people

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is under fire from Republican leadership, with Republicans attacking the governor’s administration for informing people who are poor that they...

Trump administration unveils plan to make more Americans go hungry

When the farm bill passed last week, extremist Republicans like Paul Ryan lamented the fact that they couldn't starve people with it by adding...

About half of America’s families cannot afford things like rent and food

The Trump and Republican tax cuts for the rich served one purpose: to fleece the average American citizen, to pay the top one percent of our country. A new study from the United Way ALICE Project says that about 43 percent of American households cannot...

Krugman: “Let Them Eat Trump Steaks”

No. Not literally. But the Nobel Laureate in Economics put up this column at the New York Times last night and it is a thorough demolition of the administration’s threat to veto the farm bill unless it includes stringent work requirements for...

House chaplain still doesn’t know why Ryan booted him, members demand explanation

Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to fire House Chaplain Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, the Jesuit priest who has served in the position for the past seven years is not reflecting well on the supposed devout Catholic. The priest was blindsided by the request for...

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House Select January 6th Committee Hearings

EDIT: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 · 5:02:04 PM +00:00 · Toro Blanco And with that, the hearing is adjourned for...
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W E L C O M E TO THE SHADE YOU WILL FIND in the DIARIES a LOT of POLITICS AND EVEN...

McCarthy "privileged resolution" to re-seat Jordan and others on Jan 6 committee goes down in flames

GOP House leader McCarthy pulled a last minute stunt by offering a privileged resolution that condemned Speaker Pelosi and demanded...

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