With each announcement the shock and trauma of what’s happening to this country, the civil rights of its citizens, and future of the free press is felt all over again.
The election results will the story of the hopes and dreams this country has for its future.
Lazarus is lying at our gate. It is why our politics and our votes matter so much. In less than 50 days we will decide who will govern our land for the next two, four, and six years. Lazarus is lying at our gate. Will our votes take him into consideration?
The rhetoric surrounding this presidential election is not only disturbing for reaching new lows, but also for its effect on the electorate who must endure it or be left largely uninformed, which is unacceptable for the responsible citizen in a democracy. The toll the Trump campaign has had on the human spirit along with the weight of the congressional conspiracy cloud that follows Clinton everywhere she goes is exhausting and distressing.
Feeding the hungry is about more than collecting canned goods. It’s about policies that affect the price of food. It’s about living wages and access to grocery stores. It’s about healthcare and food preparation.
All we have to do so 45 million low income Americans can eat, is be willing to deprive millions of poor women of reproductive healthcare
Republicans refuse to address child hunger outside of telling Americans to work longer hours for less pay and be happy they get paid at all
The economy is growing for the extremely wealthy, but there were 3 million more children living in extreme poverty in 2013 than in 2008
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
What House Republicans are doing has nothing whatsoever to do with politics and everything to do with increasing hunger for working families, senior citizens, and children, and nothing else.
House Republicans have a ten year plan to eliminate food assistance for 13 million more hungry working Americans and seniors in their version of common sense cuts.
The Republican agenda of cutting food stamps, wages, Medicare, Medicaid, and breaking unions is not about reducing the deficit or balancing the budget, it is about funding tax cuts for the wealthy.
The Republican plan eliminates categorical eligibility which means that a family living at or below the poverty line that owns a dependable car will be cut off of food assistance.
Republicans are not waging civil war, but a civil massacre where Depression-era bread lines are the order of the day and entire families barely survive.
There is something wrong with Republicans who have become cold and heartless to advocate for more entitlements for the wealthy while the poorest of the poor are going to bed hungry.