Some good news on the Obamacare front!

We told you that nothing was free! I have to pay back my Obamacare subsidy Janice Riddle got a nasty surprise when she filled out her tax return this year.The Los Angeles resident had applied for Obamacare in late 2013, when she was unemployed. She qualified for a hefty subsidy of $470 a month, leaving …

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It’s about time!

From the Conservative Tribune: BREAKING: Free Ride Comes to a Screeching Halt for 6,000 Welfare Leeches Sunday, January 25th, 2015 The State of Maine has given notice to around 6,000 welfare recipients. The gravy train is over. Gov. Paul LePage is reinstating a law that says any single, able bodied person, between 18 and 50 …

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Making some sense on welfare in New Mexico

From the Associated Press, via MSN Money: State proposes work requirement for food stamps By Barry Massey SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration proposes to re-impose and broaden work-related requirements on low-income New Mexicans to qualify for food stamps. Starting in October, the state plans to restore a 20-hour-a-week work requirement for …

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The guy who makes their coffee is worth more than the guy who protects their freedom . . .

. . . or so say the editors of The New York Times. From Robert Stacey Stacy McCain: Ask NY Times Who Deserves More Pay: America’s Troops or Fast-Food Workers? Posted on | December 2, 2013 | 7 Comments In an editorial Sunday, the New York York Times argued that America’s troops are being paid …

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President What Constitution?????

In Article II of the US Constitution, that would be the the one that Presidents swear or affirm to uphold in Article II Section 1. says he shall take the following oath or affirmation:–”I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to …

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The Food Stamp benefit “cut”

As part of the 2009 stimulus plan, benefits for people on food stamps the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program increased up to 13.6%, and eligibility for the program for adults without children for whom they were responsible was expanded. That increase has now expired, but here’s how The New York Times characterized it: The reduction in …

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Why isn’t this considered theft?

From MSN Money: Food stamp glitch leads to Wal-Mart stampede Shoppers swarm stores after a computer hiccup gives benefit cards unlimited purchasing power. Wal-Mart stores in Springhill and Mansfield, La., saw a stampede and a shelf-clearing rush Saturday after a computer glitch for food stamp recipients led to benefit cards allowing unlimited purchases. Police were …

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No wonder we can’t balance the budget . . . or win elections

From THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Use of Food Stamps Swells Even as Economy Improves By Damian Paletta and Caroline Porter | March 27, 2013, 10:32 p.m. ET The financial crisis is over and the recession ended in 2009. But one of the federal government’s biggest social welfare programs, which expanded when the economy convulsed, isn’t …

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