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Wisconsin to Begin Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced that he has signed off on the state's plan to drug test some welfare recipients, which will be implemented on...

Indiana GOP candidate defends Facebook comments

John Johnston, an Indiana GOP candidate running for the House of Representatives, is defending controversial comments on poverty he made via Facebook. “For almost three...

Food Stamps Used To Buy Lingerie In Louisiana

Kiss My Lingerie in Louisiana has been accepting Electronic Benefits Transfer cards as payment, according to a video report by KSLA-TV. Recipients of the “Supplemental Nutrition...
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) “Why should taxpayers subsidize starvation wages?”

During a Congressional panel discussion on Thursday, Indpendent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont blasted the Walton family for what he sees as their tax-subsidized...

Democrat Rep Insists The Word “Welfare” Be Changed To “Transitional Living...

A temporary and effective safety net to help struggling Americans during hard times undoubtedly makes sense. But government welfare was never intended to be...

You Can Now Pay For Starbucks With Food Stamps

One woman pulled it off. The story is starting to make waves on the internet again.  Jackie Fowler, a Salem, Oregon food stamp recipient,...

Food Stamp Enrollment Jumps 211,708 Despite Increased Household Wealth

Food stamps are typically a measure of household economic stability. Thus, is unsettling that enrollment in the program jumped up by 211,708 people in the...

House Votes To Cut $40 Billion From Food Stamp Program –...

As we reported last week, the ballooned food stamps program costs taxpayers $80 billion per year. Nearly one sixth of Americans now rely on the food...

One-Sixth Of Population Now On Food Stamps – Is There Any...

Government welfare is well intended, but it can make poor people comfortable remaining in poverty. Why pay your own way when Uncle Sam will...

Has Obama Let The Black Community Down?

When President Obama won his election in 2008 many thought it signaled a change.  People were inspired across the globe. America had just elected...

Welfare Recipients Can Now Collect More Than Teachers Earn

A new study by the CATO Institute, a public policy think tank, found that some welfare recipients make more "income" than those in the...