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By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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York Man, Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed, age 68, of York, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

President Donald Trump’s second formal State of the Union address on Tuesday night used a theme of “Choosing Greatness.” Trump: Thank you very much madam speaker, vice president, members of Congress, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Barbara Lee attacks Trump’s cuts to SNAP, WIC, CHIP for illegals as ‘another blatant attack on poor people’

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement after Trump Administration announcement of proposed changes to the Public Charge rule: “This proposed rule is yet another blatant attack from the Trump Administration More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Why Does Poverty Still Exist in the US?

The United States is one of the most powerful and influential countries in the world. It prides itself on being the land of opportunity. However, 15 percent of the population is living in poverty. This is shocking. More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Healthy Kids: The Impact of the WIC Program

Life can be hard, and sometimes, there doesn’t seem to be a way out. Whether your bills are piling up or you are feeling the pressure of family life and work, it can be difficult to ask for help. However, with More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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Mike Pence, Indiana economy attacked by critics, but what do the facts really show

While Mike Pence faired well during Tuesday night’s debate with Tim Kaine, critics have targeted the Indiana governor, claiming that his record is not that praiseworthy. From HillaryClinton.com: “Donald More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Donald Trump attacks NM Gov Susana Martinez, angers establishment AGAIN

Donald Trump may have become the eventual GOP nominee for the 2016 presidential race, but his attacks on New Mexico’s Republican Gov. Susana Martinez shows that the Celebrity Apprentice host doesn’t More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Thom Hartmann: Food stamps ‘are an excellent economic stimulus’ ‘best ways to stimulate economy’

Newsbusters outed that shocking assertion by Thom Hartmann: taxpayer-funded food stamps are wondrously stimulative for the economy. “You’re Definitely A Liberal When … Assertion #7,546 — More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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A Very Depressing Look at America’s Growing Dependency Crisis

Based on a new report from the Congressional Budget Office, I wrote two weeks ago about America’s dismal long-run fiscal outlook. Simply stated, we face a Greek-style fiscal future because of changing demographics More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Internet Footprint curses Chick-fil-A protester Adam Mark Smith,

The ex-CFO and Chick-fil-A protester who lost his job after posting a video rant  and inquisition against one of the chain’s employees has since lost his home and lives on food stamps. The man claims that More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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New survey shows 1 in 7 family rely on food bank, 1 in 5 of military families

While NPR began their coverage noting the “economic recovery,” a new survey indicates more Americans are struggling to put food on the table and are relying on food banks for help. The data is even worse More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Neil Cavuto says, ‘All Hell Could Break Loose’ on Nov.1 when food stamps get cut

When the 2009 stimulus bill expires on Nov. 1, one government program that will be hit will be food stamps, in fact, the USDA projects that the average monthly food stamp payment of approximately $272 per household More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Food stamps cuts coming in November as stimulus expires, more cuts planned

Food stamps recipients may be surprised to learn they will be experiencing a cut in November as the boost from the 2009 stimulus bill will expire. The USDA projects that the average monthly food stamp payment of More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 14th, 2013
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EBT card failure hit 17 states, people ready to riot as they ‘steal’ from Walmart

EBT, Electronic Benefits Transfer, cards stopped working over the weekend due to a power outage. The vendors would be unable to verify balances etc…making them vulnerable to food stamp fraud and abuse. People More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Bob Dole criticizes ‘true conservatives’

Former Kansas Senator Bob Dole came out of hiding this past weekend to make an appearance on Fox News Sunday. The man who led or was a member of the US Senate for decades had a few choice words for “today’s” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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US Agriculture Department rolls out plan to battle food stamp fraud

The Agriculture Department says it is going to impose tougher penalties on stores that violate food stamp rules and give states new tools to root out applicants who are ineligible for the benefit program that now More...


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