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Obama Has Pardoned Almost As Many Turkeys As Drug Offenders

November 27, 2013 9:01 AM0 comments
Obama Has Pardoned Almost As Many Turkeys As Drug Offenders

WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama pardons two overweight turkeys named Carmel and Popcorn during a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, the number of pardons bestowed on semi-flightless birds during his presidency will almost match the number he has granted to human beings convicted of drug crimes. Despite […]

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How fast food poverty costs America billions

October 17, 2013 11:01 AM0 comments
How fast food poverty costs America billions

While fast food corporations reap vast fortunes, taxpayers finance $7 billion in public assistance for the workers. Twin studies released at noon Tuesday estimate that the majority of families of front-line fast food workers use public assistance, at a taxpayer cost of nearly $7 billion a year, while seven publicly-traded […]

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White House Dismisses GOP’s Piecemeal Government Shutdown Plan

October 1, 2013 1:29 PM0 comments
White House Dismisses GOP’s Piecemeal Government Shutdown Plan

WASHINGTON – The White House rejected a Republican plan to reopen portions of the U.S. government on Tuesday as the first shutdown in 17 years closed landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and threw hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. The quick dismissal offered no sign that […]

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