Posts tagged hunger

I just took action to urge Governor Jerry Brown to sign an executive order to stop food stamp cuts in California.

In a state with over a 100 billionaires - more than any other state in the USA, this is absurd. I that think you should sign, too.

The sermon that the Tea Party heard at church this morning. - Imgur

The sermon that the Tea Party heard at church this morning. - Imgur

sandandglass:

sandandglass:

Samantha Bee talks to Peter Schifffinancial commentator and CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Inc. 

 ”His father is Irwin Schiff, a prominent figure in the U.S. tax protester movement, who is currently serving a 13-year sentence for tax evasion in Federal prison.”

Whaddya know? This misanthrope’s company has a webform where you can tell his subordinates what you think about him.

Send the Senate our holiday wish - keep funding the end of global poverty

I just joined the ONE Campaign and told my member of Congress to protect the part of the budget that helps the world’s poorest. This part of our country’s budget is just less than 1% of the US total budget, but it does a world of good with things like fight AIDS and help with global hunger.

We’re talking about a target group that really needs it, and a target group that is really proud and eager to stay on their own feet," she tells The Salt.

She calls the stores a “win-win-win” for everyone involved: manufacturers and retailers, customers, and the nonprofits that typically run the social supermarkets. The environment also benefits, since less food ends up in landfills.

"I’ve never seen any disadvantage if it’s implemented the proper way," she says. "It also helps society to reduce its welfare costs.

NPR

Factoids about the eight white GOP members of The House who met to discuss the government shutdown.

Factoids about the eight white GOP members of The House who met to discuss the government shutdown.

workingamerica:

When you hear friends talk about “makers” and “takers,” who are they talking about?
Thanks Forward Progressives for the graphic. http://on.fb.me/16AKkTR


Needs tags and a reference to some well known tax evaders. Don’t go playing Chicken Little about debt unless the revenue stream is working.
Last, there is this for those who call themselves Christian.

workingamerica:

When you hear friends talk about “makers” and “takers,” who are they talking about?

Thanks Forward Progressives for the graphic. http://on.fb.me/16AKkTR

Needs tags and a reference to some well known tax evaders. Don’t go playing Chicken Little about debt unless the revenue stream is working.

Last, there is this for those who call themselves Christian.

Every $5 in new SNAP benefits generates a total of $9.20 in community spending.
brooklynmutt:

Naturally.

If I get accused of being paternalistic and/or pedantic, I’ll point to this. I’ll say
If I can’t get you to see how you’re hurting yourself and your children and get you to change your ways, then just mark it up to me not being apologetic for refusing to let you harm yourself and your children.

brooklynmutt:

Naturally.

If I get accused of being paternalistic and/or pedantic, I’ll point to this. I’ll say

If I can’t get you to see how you’re hurting yourself and your children and get you to change your ways, then just mark it up to me not being apologetic for refusing to let you harm yourself and your children.