Census Finds One in Five American Children Depends on Food Stamps to Eat

20% of American Children Dependent on Food Stamps

by Slate

There was a sobering finding amidst the data released by the Census Bureau Wednesday showing a staggering 16 million children in… Read More

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Conservatives Optimistic for 114th Congress

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“Diverse” is one word to describe the 114th Congress—  Read More

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Yesterday Loretta Lynch testified before the United States Senate in her confirmation hearing to succeed Eric Holder as US Attorney… Read More

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Nobody wants to live in a world where Bill Cosby, America’s once-beloved television father, is a sexual predator. Perhaps… Read More

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Dear White Liberals: Freedom of Speech Doesn't Mean Freedom from Criticism

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But it's not political correctness that's the problem, it's stupidity, the type that caves into that identity-eating… Read More

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Rent Is Too Damn High Founder Evicted

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The too-damn-high rent is now the least of Jimmy McMillan’s problems. The flamboyant gubernatorial… Read More

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Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student… Read More

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