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Food Stamp Cuts A Tough Battle In Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump‘s proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly to scale back the program’s $70 billion annual cost. 722 more words

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Simple Moments.

Meet little Mialy, Mia, and their father…known simply as Baba. They—along with 15 other siblings—made up my host family during a time spent in the arid region of southern Madagascar, where I was doing research on the Antandroy communities.  99 more words

Life

Well Being is the ultimate goal of humans

The ultimate goal of humans is well being, but how successful are they in achieving their goals?   According to Daniel Gilbert’s book “Stumbling on Happiness”, humans are bad at “effective forecasting”, they make poor guesses about what would make them happy; they may find themselves unhappy after winning millions in a lottery, or happy after paralyzed from an accident. 563 more words

American Dream

I have a good idea Daddy…

My daughter is the typical Pre-K student.

She talks nonstop about everything her teacher does in school. Every small thing is major in her eyes. She sings every song to… 706 more words

Middle School

My Day (It was not what I had planned)

Good evening folks,

So yesterday I spent the day driving around the region, attempting to flood the market with my resume. Instead, the rain flooded things! 612 more words

Thoughts On Life

Michael Parenti: The 1% Pathology and the Myth of Capitalism

with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
originally published October 28, 2012
May 23, 2017

freespeechtv on May 16, 2013

“A man who steals a goose from the commons is punished, while a man who steals the commons itself is rewarded.”–unknown

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