The Kansas legislature is about to pass a bill that is a piece of paper-hate directed at the poor. Hate primarily driven by Brownback, who, during his tenure as governor has seen the numbers of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program SNAP or food stamps) recipients, drop from over 40,000 to just under 15,000.
Passing up a deadline to appeal to the Supreme Court, Florida Governor Rick Scott ended efforts to require drug testing welfare recipients.
The snide satisfaction conservatives gloat in their declaration that the War on Poverty failed is apropos given how they sabotaged it
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven struck down a 2011 Florida law requiring welfare applicants to undergo drug tests.
Republicans are actively pursuing policies that target and punish the poor, or purposely keep them downtrodden as a punitive measure for being poor, and it characterizes the GOP across the nation.