Welfare Archives

The Surprising Race Issues Underlying Breastfeeding vs Formula

July 25, 2018

Republican campaigns against welfare queens have created a race issue in the breastfeeding department.

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Tea Party Gunning For Paul Ryan After Firebrand Is Removed From House Seat (VIDEO)

August 5, 2016

The Tea Party is out for blood after one of their favorites lost to a more mainstream candidate during Tuesday’s Republican primary. This is bad news for Paul Ryan, who may have a serious fight on his hands if he wants…

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REPORT: The States Doling Out The Most Welfare Are Lily-Assed White

June 1, 2016

If you have trouble understanding systemic racism, take note—this is one of many forms it can take. According to research in Disciplining the Poor, by Joe Soss, Richard C. Fording and Sanford F. Schram, states where a majority of citizens…

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Switzerland Has A Radical Idea For Solving Poverty

May 24, 2016

Switzerland Will Vote Next Month On Paying Salaries To Every One Of Their Citizens Switzerland — that country where every bad guy in every movie ever has secret bank accounts — will vote next month on something some Americans will…

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Bernie Sanders Slams Walmart Over Profiting Off Of Poverty (VIDEO)

January 6, 2016

Bernie Sanders is taking on Walmart as part of his presidential campaign, in contrast to his opponent Hillary Clinton’s ties to WalMart as a former board member for the company while her husband, Bill Clinton, served as Governor of Arkansas.…

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Dissecting A Racist Right-Wing Meme

October 21, 2015

Have you ever come across a right-wing meme so blatantly racist and devoid of facts that you gave yourself a headache from your socket-bending eye-roll? I stumbled across one on Facebook last night that is certainly a contender. I suggest having some…

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Karma’s A Bitch: America STILL Wants Congress To Pee In A Cup (VIDEO)

September 19, 2015

As Government Shutdown season approaches, there’s one thing some Democrats and Republicans agree on: Drug testing for synthetic versions of illegal drugs. The Hill reports Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa. introduced a bill to add synthetic drugs to the official list of controlled…

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That Time Jeb Bush Told Women On Welfare To “Find A Husband”

June 12, 2015

Earlier last week, many were reminded of the time when, back during the 1990s, Jeb Bush thought it wise to shame single mothers. However, let’s not forget that he’s had a pattern of shaming women. In 1994, during Jeb’s first attempt…

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Blind, Broke And Uninsured: Conservative Refuses Insurance And The ACA, Blames Obama

May 12, 2015

“There is none so blind as those who will not see.” So goes the old proverb. Looks like it still applies today. South Carolina Conservative Luis Lang refused to participate in Obamacare, or any insurance plan, ever.  He has always…

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Richest Congressman’s Freudian Slip Proves GOP War On Poor Is Evil

May 10, 2015

Darryl Issa, the richest member of Congress, (and also one of the most corrupt), started his career in business as a car thief. Yes, that’s right, a car thief. He wasn’t just playing Grand Theft Auto, he was living it. He then…

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