Video: Obama Appointee Says Food Stamps Create Jobs

Roughly one-third more Americans depend on food stamps now than when Barack Obama took office. One of his appointees would like Americans to consider this a sign of economic health. Yesterday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told MSNBC’s Morning Joe the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) does not just help those who cannot afford to eat. “It’s also an economic stimulus,” he … [Read more...]

“Give Them the Wealth”: Obama’s Stealth Reparations

More than a decade ago, American Indian farmers claimed the U.S. Department of Agriculture had discriminated against them for…more than a decade. National Public Radio reports the class action lawsuit’s lead plaintiffs, “George and Marilyn Keepseagle of North Dakota, had sought some $500 million in damages.” This week, Barack Obama’s appointed representatives managed to negotiate them down to … [Read more...]