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The double standard regarding Obama's 'stimulus' initiatives

July 1, 2013

Liberals insist President Barack Obama’s “stimulus” program has worked to pull the nation out of the economic doldrums....

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CaveFelem

Jul-03-13 12:28 PM

Cuts could be made by removing some of the "food" choices available, like soft drinks.

The whole point of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is to provide nutrition. We need to take a hard look at the "food" items allowed.

Oh, and Rahm Emanuel, is in favor of limiting soft drinks purchased with food stamps. I wanted to point that out before everyone gets their underwear in a twist about Republicans starving the poor.

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CMReeder

Jul-02-13 8:23 AM

Love the half of loave is better than none comment in his editorial. He is basically taking away the half of loave being given to needy families.

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CMReeder

Jul-02-13 8:21 AM

Unlike the government jobs republicans cut from their state budgets. The austerity measures the republicans foisted on the public has hurt recovery.

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Tgrammiex4

Jul-02-13 5:27 AM

*Think

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Tgrammiex4

Jul-02-13 5:04 AM

You would thing with all those jobs Obama created ( as promised) there wouldn't be the need for all those food stamps.

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MrShaman

Jul-01-13 6:05 AM

"Liberals insist President Barack Obama's "stimulus" program has worked to pull the nation out of the economic doldrums. Yet when it is suggested social programs expanded - allegedly temporarily - to help victims of the recession can be pared back, they resist.

Of course, most Republicans voted in favor of the cuts - but 62 did not. Why? Some analysts say they voted no - in effect supporting anti-cut Democrats - because they did not believe the spending control went deep enough.

Perhaps not. But apparently conservatives who voted against it have never heard the advice that half a loaf is better than none, especially in view of the fact Democrats control the Senate. This is no way to save taxpayers from bloated government."

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The Editorial-joke writes itself!!

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