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  • Harris dodges question on who will pay for student loan handout

    08/29/2022 3:39:41 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Fox news ^ | 08/29/2022 | Ronn Blitz
    Vice President Kamala Harris sidestepped a question about who will be paying for the government's massive student loan handout program, and instead she opted to criticize the critics. Confronted by a Fox News producer with the fact that the government has yet to provide concrete information regarding where the money will come from, Harris did not even attempt to provide an answer to the question. "Well, let's start with this. First of all, a lot of the same people who are criticizing what we rightly did in following through on a commitment that we made to forgive student loan debt...
  • Magnet! Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion bill hands out cash to illegals worth more than the annual per capita income of 74 countries

    10/05/2021 9:00:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/05/2021 | Monica Showalter
    Imagine you are a Honduran. If you make the average Honduran per capita income of $2,405.70 a year, and suddenly learn from a relative up in el norte that Joe Biden is handing out $3,600 a year to anyone in the U.S., legally present or not, for nothing more than having kids, what would you do?According to the Washington Free Beacon:President Joe Biden’s budget includes a provision that provides billions of dollars in cash to illegal aliens with children....Families, regardless of their legal status, would be eligible to receive checks of $3,600 per year per child. The Democratic bill would...
  • Maxine Waters proposes givings adults $2K a month and children $1K for the duration of the crisis

    03/18/2020 4:02:01 PM PDT · by kevcol · 92 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 18, 2020 | Nihal Krishan
    House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters proposed having the Federal Reserve give households $2,000 for adults and $1,000 for children for each month of the coronavirus pandemic. Waters's proposal released on Wednesday also calls for suspending all consumer and small-business credit payments, such as mortgages and credit card payments, during the pandemic
  • Sean Hannity is a 'welfare queen' (Check the author. Check the source.)

    05/02/2018 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/02/2018 | Paul Begala
    (CNN) — Sean Hannity is a welfare queen. The controversial performance artist, host of the eponymous unreality TV show, has been revealed by The Guardian as a beneficiary of a federal mortgage guarantee program. The Guardian found that Hannity owns millions of dollars of real estate through more than 20 shell corporations, which shield his identity. The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Guardian notes, insured the mortgage loans with which Hannity purchased the properties. Let's be clear: This is a subsidy. This is a benefit. This is big government aiding a very wealthy man. This is welfare.
  • Blogger Asks for Free Hotel Stay. Hotel Owner Delivers (bleep) Beating of the Century!

    01/25/2018 3:05:33 PM PST · by Enterprise · 26 replies ^ | JANUARY 24 2018 | COURTNEY KIRCHOFF
    We interrupt your DACA, government shutdown, feminists are still whiny b!tchs, and politicians generally suck news to honor a hero. I’ve already put a call into the Vatican to beatify this man when God welcomes him home. First, the setup.
  • Seattle''s homeless Emergency Episode 1: Big fat government always = big fat failure

    05/10/2016 7:44:27 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 6 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    This is part 1 of a series of episodes I am doing on the Seattle homeless crisis. It illustrates perfectly the problems with big government, the insanity of liberals and the great lengths these red diaper doper baby liberal degenerates will go to get a free lunch off the backs of those who earn their lunch by their own sweat and tears. This first episode is a prologue of sorts, at focus is the failure of Olympia and city hall in particular a taxpayer funded program, The committee to end homelessness in King county that has gotten little attention but...
  • Glenn Beck: This is probably the hardest thing I have ever asked of you (For the children!)

    06/23/2014 6:08:51 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 208 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | 6/23/14 | Glenn Beck
    Glenn and TheBlaze have been covering the growing crisis at the southern border for a number of weeks now. With the situation further deteriorating, Glenn came before his audience on Monday morning with an interesting ask. In fact, Glenn described what he was about to say as “the hardest thing” he has ever asked for. But as he shared troubling new information about the humanitarian crisis at the border, Glenn asked his listeners to consider donating to Mercury One. I’m not going to tell you who is giving me this information because things down at the border are extraordinarily difficult...
  • 81% of people receiving public housing benefits vote Democratic – and that’s just the tip

    02/13/2014 10:11:33 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    rare ^ | 2/13/14 | Matt Palumbo, Rare Contributor
    Perhaps I spend too much time lurking around left-leaning blogs, but there are many myths taken as fact without any additional analysis. One of the most prominent? The notion that red states take the most aid from the government. Mitt Romney sparked outrage during the 2012 election for his comments about the “47 percent” of Americans who are dependent on government. Romney was actually quoting the percentage of Americans who pay no federal income tax, not the percentage of people who receive government aid, which is a slightly larger 49 percent. In an article published before Romney’s gaffe, liberal economist...
  • Family needs help with puppy's medical bill [Give me $5K for my dog]

    02/08/2013 5:52:14 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 48 replies
    wsvn ^ | 2/7/13
    - A South Florida couple who was burned out of their apartment is asking for the public's help to assist with their injured dog's medical bills... Gordon said the hospital bills are about $5,000 and the dog is expected to be there for at least another week. "You don't realize how much you love something or someone or an animal until you think you're not gonna have it anymore," he said.
  • Police Called When Crowd Signing Up For Housing List Gets 'Out Of Control' [VIDEO]

    12/09/2012 1:11:03 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 75 replies ^ | 12-8-2012 | Unknown to me
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus Police sprayed Mace on several people in a crowd that had gathered to sign up for a list to get subsidized housing at a northwest Columbus apartment complex. Police said the crowd started to gather Friday night for the Saturday morning event at The Heritage apartment complex on Gatewood Road near Sunbury Road in northeast Columbus. Authorities said that its highest number, the crowd reached 2,000 people. Residents in the area called police overnight and complained about the noise and number of cars in the neighborhood. According to police, a melee broke out when the manager...
  • Libya orders mass cash handouts in attempt to quell unrest($400)

    02/25/2011 4:36:43 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Ha'aretz ^ | 02/25/11
    Libya orders mass cash handouts in attempt to quell unrest State television says Muammar Gadhafi's beleaguered regime to increases food subsidies, allowances as well as a sweeping cash grants. By Reuters and DPA Libya's government, clinging to power after a popular revolt, has ordered massive cash handouts include wage increases, food subsidies and allowances, state television reported on Friday. It said each family will receive 500 Libyan dinars ($400) to help cover increased food costs, and that wages for some categories of public sector workers would increase by 150 percent, the television station said.
  • Funding cuts leave many without home heating assistance in Macon

    12/17/2010 6:10:38 AM PST · by magellan · 54 replies · 2+ views
    The Macon Telegraph ^ | Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 | PHILLIP RAMATI
    When Eugene Jenkins showed up at St. Paul AME Church at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, he didn’t know he would be one of the last people to get a ticket for assistance with his heating bill. He waited in line until 7 a.m., when officials started to hand out the tickets, then went home for a few hours before returning at 10 a.m. By the time he had finished up his paperwork, it was 1:15 p.m., making for a long day. Jimmie Samuel, executive director of the agency, said the need for assistance in Bibb County has spiked, while the available...
  • [San Antonio] Colleges land $4.5 million to boost Hispanic success

    10/11/2010 7:37:03 PM PDT · by Racehorse · 5 replies
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 11 October 2010
    Two San Antonio institutions have announced $4.5 million in federal grants to help improve success and graduation rates for Hispanic students.
  • Don't expect us to pay benefits for unlimited babies, says minister

    10/07/2010 9:05:46 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4:19 PM on 7th October 2010 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    A Cabinet minister was branded 'abhorrent' today after saying that the state should not provide limitless support to benefits claimants with large families. Campaigners reacted with fury after the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt savaged the policy of sizeable handouts totalling more than the average household earns. Mr Hunt claimed that the Government's proposed cap on benefits reflected the need for claimants to 'take responsibility' for their children.
  • Thousands show up in LA for free mortgage help (Three Bag Barf Alert)

    09/30/2010 3:46:36 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 14 replies
    AP ^ | 30 Sep 10 | JACOB ADELMAN
    LOS ANGELES — Armed with folding chairs, coolers and jugs of water, thousands of people who want to avoid losing their homes lined up around the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday seeking help with mortgages they can no longer afford. The nonprofit Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, which is offering homeowners the chance to restructure their loans at lower rates, said about 5,000 people were in line when the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. Thousands more were expected over the next five days, during which counselors will be helping people at risk of foreclosure around the clock. Bruce Marks,...
  • Amazing wedding recipe (Kuwaiti proposal to extend state benefits to men who marry a 2nd wife)

    08/26/2010 12:51:48 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 11 replies
    Kuwaiti Times ^ | August 27, 2010 | Badrya Darwish
    I am sure that most of you guys would have heard about the honorable gentleman MP Duwaisan and his suggestion that the government should give a Kuwaiti man KD8,000 (US$27,729.67) grant if he marries a Kuwaiti woman. Currently, the government pays KD 4,000 (US$13,864.89) per marriage. Duwaisan wants to double that amount since he claims that living expenses have doubled and lifestyles have also changed. So far, so good. The gentleman went to the extent of proposing that if the man acquires a second wife, he should be given another KD8,000. The condition is that the bride should be Kuwaiti....
  • How New York Could Lose by Winning

    03/10/2010 5:47:16 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 204+ views
    City Journal ^ | 03/05/10 | Marcus A. Winters
    Marcus A. Winters How New York Could Lose by Winning The state doesn’t deserve a dollar in Race to the Top funds. 5 March 2010 Surprise! Education secretary Arne Duncan announced this week that New York is a finalist in the first round of the Race to the Top (RttT) grant competition, the Obama administration initiative that will reward states with federal education dollars if they adopt a range of reforms. The good news is that the state is still in the running for up to $700 million in funding, money that would help fill some immediate budget gaps. The...
  • Obama Calls for $250 Payments to Seniors

    10/15/2009 4:00:57 AM PDT · by Doogle · 56 replies · 1,377+ views
    ap ^ | 10/14/09 | AP
    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama called on Congress Wednesday to approve $250 payments to more than 50 million seniors to make up for no increase in Social Security next year. The Social Security Administration is scheduled to announce Thursday that there will be no cost of living increase next year. By law, increases are pegged to inflation, which has been negative this year.
  • Protesters demand mortgage help (ACORN held 15 protests bitchin' about Hussein's slow progress)

    07/01/2009 4:36:17 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies · 1,218+ views
    Link only - Protesters demand mortgage help
  • Montana Bear - Disturbing View

    06/30/2009 11:09:42 AM PDT · by Andonius_99 · 26 replies · 2,898+ views
    6/30/2009 | email
    The photo below captures a disturbing trend that is beginning to affect U.S. wildlife.Animals that were formerly self-sufficient are now showing signs of belonging to the Democrat Party . . . as they have apparently learned to just sit and wait for the government to step in and provide for their care and sustenance. This photo is of a Democrat black bear in Montana nicknamed Bearack Obearma.