Category Archives: Poverty

GAO Report: Raising Retirement Age will Hurt the Poor

Friday, November 19, 2010 President Obama’s ageist Cat Food Commission got an earful from the Government Accountability Office. According to the report by the GAO, raising the Social Security retirement age would disproportionately hurt the poor and minority workers and … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Obama’s Cat Food Commission Declares War on America’s Poor, Elderly and Disabled

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 President Obama’s Cat Food Commission fired another salvo in their war against America’s poor, elderly and disabled today, calling for a staggering 6.5% national sales tax every American consumers would be forced to pay on food, … Continue reading

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No COLA Increase for Social Security Benefits

Monday, October 11, 2010 The Obama administration seems to enjoy seeing how far he can push voters as news comes the Fed is expected to announce this Friday that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go another year … Continue reading

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Hate Groups Increase 40% During Bush Years

Saturday, January 17, 2009 The Southern Poverty Law Center, there are about 900 hate groups operating now in the U.S., a 40 percent increase from 2000. The vast majority of these groups promote white supremacist beliefs, and range from skinheads … Continue reading

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Food Stamp Nation

Thursday, December 4, 2008 While the Congress and Wall Street wrestles with how to spend $700 billion dollars of taxpayer bailout money, a record in 31.5 million Americans were forced to use food stamps — up 17 percent from a … Continue reading

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