Scott Walker's budget epitomizes the Koch-Republican "vision for America" and not at all unique among states ruled by Koch-governors with Republican legislatures. In Wisconsin, because Walker has driven the state's deficit over the $2 billion mark with tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, he intends on slashing yet another $300 million from the University of Wisconsin system over two years, and for fun will make seriously Draconian cuts to health care and food stamps.
The big plan the new Koch Senate is due to propose this week is cutting food stamps substantially and giving the reduced amounts directly to states in the form of "block grants."
At a Republican gathering in New Hampshire, Perry took time to attack Obama for the economy his party destroyed and has done nothing to fix
Washington celebrates finally getting a farm bill passed, corporate agribusiness, the insurance industry, and the Koch brothers are celebrating a poisoned farm bill that adds to the Kochs fortune and decimates part of the Clean Water Act. wq
Republicans will have killed an additional 240,000 jobs in 2014 according to The Council of Economic Advisers who estimated that not extending the unemployment benefits will have a deleterious effect on hiring.
While the wealthiest 1% of Americans' fortunes increase dramatically, millions of Americans are going hungry and Republicans plan to make the hunger crisis much worse.
Boehner's phony indignation targeting conservative groups he bent over backwards serving over the past three years did not have an ounce of truth or credibility.
Red state Obama haters think they are punishing the president by voting Republican, but their only accomplishment is creating hunger for their own children, grandchildren, mothers, and fathers.
A new report reveals that the recent food stamp cuts mean that 47.7 million children, senior citizens, working Americans, and nearly a million veterans will have to get by on one less meal a day
Republicans will be killing 1 million more jobs in 2014, and a new report found that their austerity madness is doing immense long term damage to the US economy.
As devastating as the food stamp cuts that took effect may be, they are just a preview of increased hunger 48 million Americans are going to face when Republicans led by Paul Ryan decimate SNAP.
Republicans realize that their recent shutdown laid waste to their brand and are intent on a scorched Earth crusade in case the 2014 midterms do not give them two more years to eviscerate America.
As millions of Americans go hungry, federal government pays about $20 billion in cash annually to farmers and farmland owners that primarily benefit corporate agriculture.
Ken Blackwell of the Family Research Council (FRC) says there is "nothing more Christian" than cutting food stamps
Americans will discover in the next week the only hazard to their health is Republicans on a crusade to see which faction can cause the most damage to the people and the nation.
John Boehner boasts about the sequester saving America but he cannot and will not explain how withholding food from seniors and children will preserve this country for even one day.
Charles Koch has joined Republicans pushing to eliminate the nation's minimum wage. He implied that getting rid of minimum wage laws was the ultimate secret to lifting Americans out of poverty.
Paralyzed by a complete inability to pass legislation on their own, House Republican leaders have removed their planned funding and cuts to food stamps in order to get the Farm Bill passed.
As 26 House Democrats take the Food Stamp Challenge, prominent millionaire Republican congressmen are poised to pass a bill that would cut $20 billion from the food stamp program.
Republicans have cut food assistance for 46.4 million Americans, while at the same time refusing to raise taxes on the nation's 4,000 richest families.