Farm Bill

Dem Governors Find Way To Outmaneuver Most Farm Bill Food Stamp Cuts
“I would hope that the House would act to try to stop this cheating and this fraud from continuing,” Boehner said Read more...
Tell Your Senators: No SNAP Cuts!
The Senate is set to approve a farm bill that forces poor people to choose between heating their homes and eating. Read more...
Provision Requiring Lawmakers To Disclose Subsidies Removed From Final Farm Bill
The welfare queens in our Congress don't want Americans knowing how much they are receiving in farm subsidies. Read more...
'Balanced' Bill Will 'Only' Cut Food Stamps By One Percent
Americans are hanging from a cliff by their fingers as Republicans break them, one by one. And the Democrats are heroes because they stop them from breaking as many fingers as they planned. Read more...
Congress Ends Least Productive Year In Recent History
Beating President Truman's 'Do Nothing Congress' of 1947, the 113th Congress passed less than 60 bills and job approval ratings averaged 14%. Read more...

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Dems' Emerging Strategy To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Democrats plan to leverage their farm bill votes into an unemployment extension. Read more...
Senator Bernie Sanders: The War On The Poor
As the recession’s impact has lingered, 1 in 7 Americans are now on food stamps. Read more...
Cantor: 'The Government Doesn't Create Jobs'
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on Sunday insisted that the Republicans had not wasted time by repeatedly attempting to repeal Obamacare instead of passing jobs bills because "the government doesn't create jobs." Read more...
Colbert Report: Republicans show they are willing to compromise on the farm bill by eliminating the part they refused to compromise on. Read more...
Most of the conservative Republicans in the House, the ones who yesterday refused to include food programs for the poor in the farm bill where it has for many decades been embedded and thereby endangered passage of any money to deal with hunger in this country, publicly and loudly proclaim at every opportunity that they are fervent, passionate Christians. But having been raised in a Christian household, and having read my bible more than a few times over the years, it is impossible not to conclude that either these Republicans have not bothered to read the book they claim to believe in. Either that, or their reading comprehension skills are remarkably low. Read more...