Tianna Gaines-Turner came to Congress and testified about what it's like to raise three kids, hold down a job and never have enough.
Senator Rob Portman (R - US Chamber of Commerce) has launched an initiative to address poverty by dissing Lyndon Johnson, hijacking JFK, and lionizing Saint Ronnie Reagan.
Bill-O continues with one of his favorite hobbies -- attacking the poor and disparaging those in need of government assistance.
Ellison: "On the 50th anniversary of the war on poverty, we should be making war on poverty, not having a war, on the war on poverty."
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) revealed on Thursday that he had become a congressman because he was outraged that single women were having as many as 15 babies and getting welfare checks.
Sen. Rubio's big speech on poverty is exactly what we expected... just more of the same old trickle-down economics we've been hearing from them for decades now.
More of the same old anti-government rhetoric from Sen. Marco Rubio to mark the 50th anniversary of LBJ's declaration of a “war on poverty.”
April 26, 1964 - LBJ Announces substantial Nuclear Weapons reduction. Khruschev announces similar reduction. Cuba tensions resume. Dean Rusk returns from Saigon with upbeat assessment. Robert McNamara concedes winning in Vietnam "will take time". Railroad Union settlement reached. LBJ tours Appalachia promoting War On Poverty legislation. Civil Rights Bill at a standstill. Threatened "stall-ins" at opening of Worlds Fair don't materialize, but 300 Civil Rights demonstrators arrested.
Newstalgia Reference Room - a Meet The Press interview with Economic Adviser Dr. Walter Heller on the economic climate in September 1961.
(LBJ in 1965 - Great plans, great ideas - eclipsed by Vietnam) (Until we get back to normal, Newstalgia is reposting a series of articles on the He
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