Slapping the Poor Just for the Hell of It

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*+-Jim Hightower: In a gratuitous act of callousness, the GOP slashed $4 billion-a-year out of the food stamp program, complaining that even though our economy is recovering, more and more people are getting food assistance.

Suddenly Homeless: Kids With No Roof

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*+-Charley James: Homeless children not only are robbed of their childhood but also suffer at school so their situation is likely to affect them the rest of their lives.