By Alfred Lubrano
Inquirer Staff Writer
Steve Raiken, who is on welfare, volunteers at the Touch New Jersey food bank. (Bonnie Weller / Staff Photographer)
Pennsylvania plans to make the amount of food stamps that people receive contingent on the assets they possess – an unexpected move that bucks national trends and places the commonwealth among a minority of states.
Specifically, the Department of Public Welfare said that as of May 1, people under 60 [...]
Reflecting national trends, businessman Herman Cain has now jumped to the front of the Republican pack in Iowa.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Iowa caucus-goers shows that Cain is in front with 28% followed by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at 21%. Congressman Ron Paul is a distant third at 10% followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 9%, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann at 8%, and Texas Governor Rick [...]
CNN poll confirms Congressman is top tier candidate
Paul Joseph Watson
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
When Ron Paul routinely trounces his opposition in post-debate polls, the establishment media dismisses the outcome as not being reflective of national trends. However, a new CNN survey confirms that the Congressman is a top tier candidate and his popularity is rapidly accelerating.
In a national poll conducted by CNN [...]
Two patients died after being left waiting in ambulances outside an over-stretched hospital.
The patients, believed to have been in their 80s, couldn’t get into the Royal Oldham Hospital for seven and 20 minutes respectively.
They were assessed by ambulance crews as ‘very sick’ and were both suspected of having suffered heart attacks.
The A&E department was so busy that all but the most urgent cases were being sent to other [...]
Once again China shows how it’s done. Instead of continuing to issue it vastly manipulated national property price index, the Chinese statistics agency has simply decided to stop publishing this highly regarded (if completely irrelevant) metric. From the WSJ: “China’s statistics agency said it will stop publishing the country’s much-watched official index of national property prices.” The reason: even armed with Moody’s GIGO spreadsheets [...]