Scott Walker Wants To Revisit Drug Tests For Welfare

Scott Walker Wants To Revisit Drug Tests For Welfare

Governor Scott Walker is the latest Republican to suggest mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients. As part of his re-election campaign, the Wisconsin governor put forth a 62 ...

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Arizona Republican Resigns After Proposing Sterilization Of Poor Women

Arizona Republican Resigns After Proposing Sterilization Of Poor Women

Former Arizona state senator Russell Pearce resigned from his position as the Arizona Republican Party’s vice chairman on Sunday, after suggesting that Arizona sterilize all women ...

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After Scrutiny, Chicago Housing Authority Cuts Value Of ‘Super Vouchers’

After Scrutiny, Chicago Housing Authority Cuts Value Of ‘Super Vouchers’

By Michelle Manchir, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- Chicago Housing Authority voucher recipients will no longer receive enough assistance to place them in the city's most luxurious hi ...

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Walmart On Welfare

Walmart On Welfare

Next time you drive past a Walmart, think about how much in taxes you pay to subsidize the nation’s largest private employer, owned by the nation’s richest family. Your cost this ...

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Another Round Of Food Stamp Cuts Hits States

Another Round Of Food Stamp Cuts Hits States

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- A fresh round of food stamp cuts at the state level are underway, on top of federal food stamp reductions that hit millions of American ...

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Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Andrea and Colin Chisholm III fancied themselves Scottish aristocrats, insisting on being called Lord and Lady and leadin ...

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Farm Subsidies Reveal Congressional Double Standard

Farm Subsidies Reveal Congressional Double Standard

Congress has left me confused. Stunned, actually, as well as bewildered, chagrined and slightly depressed. The GOP-dominated House has passed a bill that defies compassion, mathem ...

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Maine Governor’s Welfare Investigation Turns Up Next To Nothing

Maine Governor’s Welfare Investigation Turns Up Next To Nothing

Maine governor Paul LePage (R) finally has a smoking gun in his effort to restrict welfare programs -- at least according to him. According to a much-hyped study conducted by the ...

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A Monument to the ‘Least of These’

A Monument to the ‘Least of These’

This Sunday on the National Mall, the nation dedicates a monument to, arguably, the greatest American of the 20th century. It is, as Lincoln said at another dedication, altogether ...

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