Monthly Archives: August 2013

Study: Welfare pays more than minimum wage in most states

On the same day as the GOP proposes to slash billions from food stamps; not a word is mentioned at Fox News aside from welfare pays more than minimum wage in most states. Welfare pays more than a minimum-wage job … Continue reading

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GOP Cuts Deny Food Stamps to 6 Million

The final details of a House GOP proposal to cut food stamps by $40 billion over the next 10 years have not yet been made public, but a liberal Washington, D.C., think tank has predicted it would cut benefits for … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac earns $5 billion in second quarter

On Tuesday, Obama proposed a broad overhaul of the U.S. mortgage finance system, including winding down Fannie and Freddie. He declared that taxpayers should never again be left ‘‘holding the bag’’ for the mortgage giants’ risky moves. Obama wants to … Continue reading

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