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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This is a good thing!

The United States Chamber of Commerce tweeted: Love tax season? Then you’ll love #Obamacare. @ap: Applying for Benefits Could Be As Daunting As Doing Your Taxes: google.com/hostednews/ap/… — U.S. Chamber (@uschamber) March 12, 2013 And here’s the story: AP Exclusive: Applying for Obama plan not easy By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Applying …

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Food Stamps

Not News: Food Stamp Participation Jumped by Over 600,000 in September; Last Pre-Election Number Revised Up By Tom Blumer | December 07, 2012 | 23:57 The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest report on food stamp program participation through September today. I received the email alerting me to the release at 5:17 p.m., so …

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Cumulonimbus + AgI = ??

A dark cloud follows him wherever he goes. Every cloud has a silver lining. Farmers obviously need rain for their crops, so there are some who resort to cloud seeding, adding silver iodide to the clouds to try to force rain out of them. But it’s a bad idea to seed a thunderstorm cloud. Cumulonimbus …

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