You’d be amazed at how many entitlement programs there are here in California! You want to pop out a baby, or two or three! You’re not working either? And your mother and grandmother never worked? You don’t know who your Baby Daddy(s) are? No problem!!! That dirty rich Taxpayer (or anyone who makes $75K and up) will be HAPPY to bankroll you.
Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM)
You have a baby [...]
WHEN the dismal news came on July 8th that the unemployment rate had risen fractionally to 9.2%, both Republicans and Democrats declared the data proof of the folly of the other party’s policies. How, Republicans asked, could Democrats even consider raising taxes when the economy is so weak? How, Democrats retorted, could Republicans advocate big cuts in the safety net when so many Americans are [...]
WASHINGTON — If you’re an azalea at the National Arboretum, you’re in luck — a Republican on the House Appropriations Committee is looking out for you. If you’re a woman, infant or child, however, you’re on your own.
Slipped into the FY 2012 agriculture appropriations bill that the House is expected to take up today is an unusual provision on page 13 requiring the National [...]
by Victor Cook
At midnight on the first of the month, a scene unfolds at many Wal-Mart Stores Inc. sites that underscores the deep financial strains that many low-income American consumers still face.
Parking lots come to life after 11 p.m. as customers start to stream into the stores, cramming their shopping carts full of milk, infant formula and other necessities.
Then at midnight, when the government replenishes their [...]