Tennessee bill makes welfare benefits dependent on school performance

The state of Tennessee is attempting to pass new legislation that will penalize families if their children do no perform well in school. If a child does not meet the state’s requirements in reading, math, or language arts, the family will have their welfare benefits reduced by 30%. One of the most egregious errors in […]

Canadian students RISE in protest as their affordable EDUCATION fees will be a thing of the PAST

RTGlobalReport http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=eWPk_qn3e0M&NR=1 Published on June 5, 2012 by RTGlobalReport The Canadian province of Quebec. A region that prides itself on free healthcare and affordable education for its residents. Students here pay a fixed amount for tuition fees, around $2500 a year for all of the colleges and universities. That’s the LOWEST rate in North America […]

What this country needs is a socially conscious Sarah Palin.

With all her talk of not retreating but reloading, her cross-hairs, etc., the socially conscious in this country need a “Sarah Palin” behind whom they can unite.  I can hear Brando crying out, “S T E l l A a a a a a!”  We need a leader. David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist for the N […]

Defcon 4, How Do You Make An Insurgent?

I have heard a lot of arguments lately as to the reasons why unemployment benefits should not be extended.  Some prominent Republicans are asking if anyone thinks that the US should have an endless dole of public funds, as if unemployment is a “welfare program.”  To me, this indicates that they have never examined, mush […]

German unemployed working class line up for 'vouchers' as the ruling class decides who is 'workshy'

Germany to give vouchers to their jobless citizens instead of unemployment ‘cash': Authoritarianism on the rise in Europe According to news released today from Mail online from England: “German benefits claimants who do not put enough effort into getting a job are being issued with food coupons and vouchers for clothes and household goods instead […]

Who's Your Daddy?

You know you live in a great country when a candidate for Governor in South Carolina says that providing welfare for the poor is like feeding stray animals while John Travolta flies a planeful of supplies to Haiti. According to Andre Bauer — he’s the gubernatorial candidate — handing out welfare promotes the unemployed and underemployed […]

Michele Bachmann: Welfare Queen

By Yasha Levine Michele Bachmann has become well known for her anti-government tea-bagger antics, protesting health care reform and every other government “handout” as socialism. What her followers probably don’t know is that Rep. Bachmann is, to use that anti-government slur, something of a welfare queen. That’s right, the anti-government insurrectionist has taken more than […]