Tag: Food Stamps

Trump Budget Cuts Food Stamps, Medicaid

President Donald Trump’s budget leaves his loyal voters hungry for more literally. “A New Foundation for American Greatness” proposes a $4.6 million cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly known as food stamps, for fiscal year 2018. The cut will reach its peak in 2026 at $26.1…

GOP Congressman Links Gay Marriage to Baltimore

By Michael Nam A congressman from Texas has a novel reason for the unrest among Baltimore residents: Same-gender marriage. On a radio show segment where Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) put forth the breakdown of the “traditional family” for the rampant poverty in the city. The Family Research Council, labeled an…

Candidate Compares People Receiving Food Stamps to Wild Animals

By Julissa Catalan A Republican Senate candidate compared poor people receiving food stamps to animals in a post on her Facebook profile page Monday. Dr. Annette Bosworthwho promotes herself as the “tested trusted conservative” with “conservative values”is running in the Republican primary to succeed Senator Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) for a…