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Forbes Writer Claims SNAP Is Cruel, No Hunger Problem In US
No distended bellies or people dropping in the street? No hunger problem here! Read more...
Senator Bernie Sanders: 'Do You Want To Know Why People Are Angry?'
A higher percentage of American kids lived in poverty last year than in 1965. Read more...
Last week, Forbes blogger Rick Ungar admitted Obamacare was keeping rates down. This week, Forbes blogger Avik Roy lied to readers about rates doubling. Read more...
Think of it as the story of two antagonists. One of them was an honest Senator who came to Washington to fight corruption. The other is an arrogant banker who's so sure of his untouchability that he wore "FBI" cufflinks when he made a public Read more...
The Young Turks Cenk Uygur with some follow up to the story Karoli wrote earlier this week, on the CEO's having fits over Obamacare -- Papa John’s owner can afford a turntable for his limousines, ‘but he doesn’t have enough money for health Read more...

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According to Forbes, the richest 400 Americans’ net worth increased 13 percent in 2012 to $1.7 trillion. The average net worth of the group was also up to a record $4.2 billion, and collectively they make up the equivalent of one-eighth of the U.S. economy. Read more...
I think I'm supposed to take something away from this segment. Something like the idea that poor people shouldn't eat pie. Or cookies. At least, not if they're made by this lady, who stomped her tiny little hoof and forbade those food stamp baddies Read more...
We've had an awful lot of really terrible reporting on the so-called Fast and Furious "scandal," primarily from the right, Fox "News" and right wing hate talk and in the mean time, we also were lucky enough to have some good reporting on the issue, Read more...
Given the fact that most of the Republican establishment would probably rather pretend they'd never heard of the name George W. Bush, I'm sure Mitt Romney can't be too thrilled about this appearance on the same day Rick Santorum finally dropped out Read more...
I can't quite believe that Rick Ungar is allowed to post this stuff on the Forbes blog, but he's been doing it for awhile, so they must have noticed by now. This is some infuriating news, don't you think? Instead of keeping their mouths shut and Read more...