6 Myths About Welfare Recipients Debunked

Despite food stamps and other assistance programs being a relatively small part of the federal budget, a lot of conservatives like to point to these programs (and the people on them) as a prime example of waste and fraud. Now mind you, these are the same politicians who got upset over the President bringing home […]

Upcoming Cuts to SNAP Will Result in Roughly 900,000 Veterans Having Less for Food

I’m sure by now many of you have heard about the upcoming cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (aka SNAP), often called “food stamps,” that are about to take effect this coming Friday, November 1.  Well, technically it’s not a “cut” as much as it is a loss of additional funds the program had […]

GOP Congressman’s Defense for Cutting SNAP Benefits: “If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat”

Ignorance is a word I often use to describe many antics of the Republican party.  I wish that wasn’t the case and Republicans operated within the same reality that the rest of us seem to reside, but unfortunately that’s too much to ask of many conservatives. Many of these individuals seem to live on some […]