Black People : Bipartisan Victory as Republicans and Democrats Agree Poor People Should Go Hungry

Alarm Clock

Well-Known Member
MEMBER
May 6, 2013
1,924
1,033
But lets be honest how many Middle Class and Working Class Black folks have now fallen into poverty across the nation due not to thier personal financial mismangement, but due to outsourcing of jobs factory closings, and loss of homes and savings, due to the destruction of Glass Steagall and the aftermath of 2008
The Senate pushed its version of a Farm Bill through a procedural cloture vote on Thursday, paving the way for a full Senate debate on the massive piece of legislation that will guide agricultural and food policy over the next five years.
A worker unloads a pallet of food at a warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo: Evelyn Hockstein/MCT) Advocates for the poor, however, are up in arms as representatives from both major political parties are readying dramatic cuts to the nation's food assistance program that will negatively impact millions of the nation's most vulnerable families.
As the new Farm Bill moves towards its final stage in the Senate, proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) threaten to cut at least $4 billion from the key program over the next decade.
Michigan's Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow, who authored large portions of the Senate's bill, has defended the slashed funding to SNAP by saying the cuts are not nearly as drastic as those put forth by the GOP-controlled House.
But anti-poverty advocates, not to mention numerous economists, say the current economy demands increased support fo......
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/06/06-3
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
RAPTOR Black Education / Schools : "Teach For America is part of an elite bipartisan scam to privatize public education" Black Education / Schools 4
Clyde C Coger Jr Black Spirituality Religion : Trump-Supporting Televangelist Kenneth Copeland Has The Weirdest Meltdown Over Biden Victory Black Spirituality / Religion - General Discussion 1
C Black People : Exchanging Defeat For Victory Black People Open Forum 0
C Black People : There Is No Victory For Black Afrikan People Black People Open Forum 0
AACOOLDRE Brother AACOOLDRE : DEFINITION OF GOSPEL (Euaggelion): A Birth or military victory By Andre Austin I first learned of AACOOLDRE 1
Liberty Law Forum : Trump's Victory Has Fearful Minorities Buying Up Guns Law Forum - Prisons - Gun Ownership 5
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Bernie Sanders and Others Respond to Donald Trump Victory Black People Politics 13
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : If Edward Snowden Is Right About Clinton's Emails, Bernie Sanders Will Win a Landslide Victory Black People Politics 5
RAPTOR Black People Politics : So the 1% of 1% Who Own US Politics Include Some Black Faces. Is This A Victory For Us All? Black People Politics 9
Alarm Clock Zimbabwe : USA blocks poll survey of Zimbabwe / Mugabe's overwhelming victory Zimbabwe 1
ru2religious Black People : Zimmerman is headed for a sure victory Black People Open Forum 153
Alarm Clock Black People : In Historic Victory for Community Radio, FCC Puts 1,000 Low-Power FM Frequencies Up For Grabs, Black People Open Forum 7
AACOOLDRE Black Poetry : OBAMA'S VICTORY Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 1
MsInterpret Black Poetry : Victory Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 2
D Black Entertainment : Victory Black Entertainment 17
$$RICH$$ Black Poetry : SONNET OF VICTORY Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 2
U Africa : A victory for Africa! All Things Africa 0
Destee Black People : Reparations - Partial Legal Victory Black People Open Forum 18
S Black People : The Impossible Victory: Vietnam excerpted from a People's History of the United State Black People Open Forum 0
MzBlkAngel Black People : Ohio Certifies Election Victory for Bush Black People Open Forum 0
T Black Poetry : victory Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 4
M Chief Elder Osiris : "HOW WILL WE DISTRIBUTE and or HANDLE the FRUITS of OUR REPARATIONS VICTORY" Chief Elder Osiris 2
M Black People : "HOW WILL WE DISTRIBUTE and or HANDLE the FRUITS of OUR REPARATIONS VICTORY" Black People Open Forum 0
rasheed Black Poetry : endurance to victory Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 7
rasheed Black Poetry : Victory (a sonnet) Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 9
M Pan Africanism : Victory for Amina Lawal... African American History Culture 7
S Black Poetry : Victory is not mine Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 9
$$RICH$$ Black Poetry : VICTORY BE MINDS SAITH DA LORD Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On! 20
HODEE Black People Politics : LACK OF SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRATS ( BLUE STATES ) IS BECAUSE REPUBLICANS DON'T WANT TO HELP THE BLACK ( DEMOCRATIC ) COMMUNITY Black People Politics 3
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Senate Republicans block plans to make elections more secure from foreign interference Black People Politics 1
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : If You Want A Just World, Neither Republicans Nor Democrats Will Give It To You Black People Politics 9
Clyde C Coger Jr Law Forum : The Supreme Court Just Gave Its Latest Gift to Senate Republicans Law Forum - Prisons - Gun Ownership 2
Perfection Black People Politics : ▶ Republicans, Dems and "Progressives" unite telling blacks "We'll never give you reparations." Black People Politics 325
jamesfrmphilly Black People Politics : republicans-vote-to-gut-ethics-office Black People Politics 5
jamesfrmphilly Black People Politics : buck-up-democrats-and-fight-like-republicans Black People Politics 1
Liberty Black People Politics : What would happen if nonvoters actually showed up? Hint: Republicans wouldn’t be happy Black People Politics 0
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Republicans Are Already Planning How to Ruin a Hillary Clinton Presidency Black People Politics 2
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Republicans Are Even Blocking Their Own Nominees Now Black People Politics 1
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Marco Rubio shows other Republicans how to respond to Black Lives Matter Black People Politics 10
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Obama is renaming the tallest peak in North America — and Republicans are freaking out Black People Politics 7
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Poll: Iowa Republicans Side with Obamas After Huckabee's Beyoncé Attack Black People Politics 2
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Republicans Mad That Obama Mentioned Ferguson in U.N. Speech Black People Politics 1
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : Meet the Impeachment Crowd: 6 Republicans Who Want Obama Out Black People Politics 1
Clyde C Coger Jr Black People Politics : House Republicans to try to impeach U.S. Attorney General Holder Black People Politics 2
Destee Black People Politics : Where Are All The Black Republicans? Black People Politics 7
OldSoul OldSoul : S & P Blames Republicans for Downgrade! OldSoul 3
Ankhur Black People : Democrats an Republicans play Good Cop/Bad Cop to get Black folks to accept Neocon Policies Black People Open Forum 26
Amnat77 Black People : Poll: 46 percent of Mississippi Republicans want interracial marriage ban Black People Open Forum 3
Amnat77 Black People : How Republicans Party Black People Open Forum 1
Ankhur Black People : Republicans wanted off Shore Drilling since Reagan, so how is this "Green"? Black People Open Forum 10
Similar threads


















































Destee Chat

Latest profile posts

Ms Drea wrote on I_AM_HER's profile.
Welcome To Destee!! Love and Blessings!!
Sup, Fam. Peace.
Destee wrote on Ms Drea's profile.
Sister ... please forgive me, I just been so krazee lately ... I love you ... :love:
Destee wrote on Titoub's profile.
Hi My Friend! How are you? Welcome Home! :wave:
Destee wrote on Monetary's profile.
Hey Money - where ya been? Tell us everything ... :beer:
Top