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DIARY OF A CON MAN . 11 (tags)

the diary of anne frank is an all-out forgery

National Congress Vote on Food Stamps Cutbacks (tags)

The national vote on food stamps cutbacks was held in the national congress on may 1, 2015. The vote to trim the EBT cards was passed by 3 votes out of about 486 votes.

Food Stamp Ethics (tags)

The Farm Bill passed with cuts in food stamps for the poor. 50% of the food stamp cost is for toxic meat, fish, and dairy. It's time to eliminate food stamps for animal products and expand rather than contract the program.

A Fix for Food Security and Obesity: Food Stamps for Everyone (tags)

Sugar and soda taxes don't go far enough - we need a genuine intervention into the food system that will not only improve diets, but also protect food stamp benefits for the long term.

The Food Stamp Solution (tags)

Let's all get on food stamps.

Food Stamp Fraud Begins In USDA Which Subsidizes Multinational Butchers , Dairy Cow Abuses (tags)

The USDA since the inception of the food stamp program has spent trillions subsidizing the butchers and dairy interests which cause many kinds of disease, environmental waste and animal agony.

Arizona Marijuana Tax Stamps (tags)

These are some marijuana tax stamps from the days when the State of Arizona required dope dealers to be licensed and to affix tax stamps on to the illegal drugs they sold

California Sentences its Domestic Violence Victims to Death (tags)

In California, domestic violence victims have nowhere to go. Funding has been cut and they are prevented from obtaining food, gas, medicine, legal help and other meaningful assistance. 46 women die every day from domestic violence.

Alexander: Food Lines Show Signs of National Depression (tags)

According to Reuters, “The previous record for food stamp enrollment was 31.6 million last September, which included “disaster” stamps for states hit by hurricanes and floods.” Today’s disaster, that has increased that number is the U.S. economy; even with the government bailouts totaling close to $3 trillion, the U.S. economy is in freefall and the lines for food stamps and unemployment benefits continue to climb.

STILL IN DENIAL ? (tags)

Republicans Steal Thanksgiving. As the Republicans go home for Thanksgiving this week, House leaders are congratulating themselves on having squeaked through a divisive budget bill that takes canned goods from the poor in order to fund more luxuries for the rich.

Call In Days to Stop the Budget Cuts (tags)

Use the toll free numbers to reach your Representatives 1-800-818-6641 or 1-800-828-0498 No tax cuts for the rich! Tell your Representatives that all Housing Programs must be fully funded and that you oppose budget cuts to SSI, Foster Care, Food Stamps

eBay's Nazi policies boycotted nationwide (tags)

A nationwide boycott of eBay is protesting eBay's hypocrisy regarding Nazi items that glorify Nazism. Ebay abets sales of Nazi stamps and coins, for example. eBay's Nazi stamps and coins show offensive items that were made by Nazis to glorify Nazism, Hitler, hatred & racism. Hypocritically, eBay banned the sale of a historic photograph of the USA's original Pledge of Allegiance (which was the origin of the Nazi salute) while allowing Nazi stamps that show the Nazi flag saluted.

Mexican stamp with racist motif (tags)

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AP) -- The Mexican government has issued a postage stamp depicting an exaggerated black cartoon character known as Memin Pinguin, just weeks after remarks by President Vicente Fox angered U.S. blacks. The series of five stamps released for general use Wednesday depicts a child character from a comic book started in the 1940s that is still published in Mexico. The boy, hapless but lovable, is drawn with exaggerated features, thick lips and wide-open eyes. His appearance, speech and mannerisms are the subject of kidding by white characters in the comic book. Activists said the stamp was offensive, though officials denied it. "One would hope the Mexican government would be a little more careful and avoid continually opening wounds," said Sergio Penalosa, an activist in Mexico's small black community on the southern Pacific coast. "But we've learned to expect anything from this government, just anything," Penalosa said. In May, Fox riled many by saying that Mexican migrants take jobs in the United States that "not even blacks" want. Fox expressed regret for any offense the remarks may have caused, but insisted his comments had been misinterpreted. Carlos Caballero, assistant marketing director for the Mexican Postal Service, said the stamps are not offensive, nor were they intended to be. "This is a traditional character that reflects part of Mexico's culture," Caballero said. "His mischievous nature is part of that character." However, Penalosa said many Mexicans still assume all blacks are foreigners, despite the fact that at one point early in the Spanish colonial era, Africans outnumbered Spanish in Mexico. "At this point in time, it was probably pretty insensitive" to issue the stamp, said Elisa Velazquez, an anthropologist who studies Mexico's black communities for the National Institute of Anthropology and History. "This character is a classic, but it's from another era," Velazquez said. "It's a stereotype and you don't want to encourage ignorance or prejudices." The 6.50-peso (60 cent) stamps -- depicting the character in five poses -- was issued with the domestic market in mind, but Caballero noted it could be used in international postage as well. A total of 750,000 of the stamps will be issued. Ben Vinson, a black professor of Latin American history at Penn State University, said he has been called "Memin Pinguin" by some people in Mexico. He also noted that the character's mother is drawn to look like an old version of the U.S. advertising character Aunt Jemima. The stamps are part of a series that pays tribute to Mexican comic books. Memin Pinguin, the second in the series, was apparently chosen for this year's release because it is the 50th anniversary of the company that publishes the comic. Publisher Manelick De la Parra told the government news agency Notimex that the character would be sort of a goodwill ambassador on Mexican letters and postcards. "It seems nice if Memin can travel all over the world, spreading good news," de la Parra said, calling him "so charming, so affectionate, so wonderful, generous and friendly."

Post Office Wants To ID All Mail Senders (tags)

Another sign of creeping fascism/totalitarianism. "We just need to know who is sending this - it's for your own good. Now shut up and show me your State Approved I.D. Papers."

Angry crowds greet Troops - CNN perplexed (tags)

When they find out that the oil profits will, of course, be going into the pockets of the U.S. oil robber barons, they will be even more pissed off...After all, these are the Americans who are liberating Iraq's oil fields, and in America, there is no such thing as 'developing the oil for the benefit of all the people' and, despite George W. Bush's socialist talk, the people of Iraq will be robbed blind and then left with nothing, just like Africa after colonialism...

CBC reports that B-52s are on the way to 'Shock and Awe Saddam' (tags)

According to the CBC, Shock and Awe is on for today, given that B-52s have taken off to do that Shock and Awe thing to Baghdad...According to the announcer, the B-52s have left to (their quote) 'Shock and Awe Saddam'.

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