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Mar 14 2019
Actually, we can’t afford not to build the Wall
President Trump launched another battle for border security on Monday, calling for $8.6 billion in funding for the Wall in his proposed federal budget for next year. Predictably, top Democrats came out swinging, bashing a border wall as “expensive and ineffective.”
Truth is, the Democrats aren’t leveling with the public about the billions we are already forced to spend on shelters, foodNew York Post (News)
Nov 26 2015
Russia Takes Aim at Turkish Economy Amid Fighter-Jet Spat
Turkey’s president on Thursday rebuffed Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s request for an apology over the shootdown of a Russian warplane, as Moscow took aim at Turkey’s economy, ordering tougher checks on its food imports.Wall Street Journal (News)
Sep 13 2019
Racist jokes by new SNL cast member Shane Gillis prompt backlash — and a non-apology about “risks”
On Thursday, Saturday Night Live celebrated a milestone: hiring Bowen Yang as the first Asian cast member in SNL history. Yang, who is openly gay, is one of three new featured players — alongside Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis — joining the show’s roster for its upcoming 45th season after serving as a staff writer last year. By Thursday evening, though, the excitement was dampened by a reportVox
Apr 01 2013
Beef with the sequester? At least one federal program was able to beat it.
Amid warnings of shuttered meat plants Congress replaced most of the funds in a food inspector program.Washington Post
Jan 09 2017
Unintended Consequences: The Economic Impact of the Sugar Tax on Small Stores and Bakeries in Mexico
You enter a small opening tucked in the corner of a busy street in Mexico City. To your left, you see small shelves lined with cans of beans, snacks, and produce. To your right, you can see a plethora of single-use personal care items crammed above a shelf of pet food. Your nose starts to tingle and you feel your eyes drawn to the counter where you see a basket of freshly baked goods. FromDiplomatic Courier
Apr 13 2020
Public holidays in the United States
The schedule of public holidays in the United States is largely influenced by the schedule of federal holidays, but is controlled by private sector employers who provide 62% of the total U.S. population with paid time off. A typical work week has historically been 40 hours a week with a Saturday–Sunday weekend, although many professionals are currently expected to work 50Wikipedia
Feb 04 2014
Senate Set To Send Farm Bill To Obama
Congress is poised to send a massive five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for the nations farmers to the White House.HuffPost
Apr 10 2020
White House Works to Restart Economy as Democrats Block Billions in Additional Aid Amid Unemployment Crisis
In just three weeks, nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment.
One in ten Americans is now out of work.
In California this week, a long line of people waited in the rain for food, a scene repeated in other states.
Many states are struggling to keep up with the barrage of unemployment requests.
"How long it takes will vary by states," says Secretary ofCBN
Dec 25 2013
In Christmas message, Obamas urge Americans to help less fortunate
The President urged people to help out at soup kitchens, buy gifts for children in need or organize food or clothing drives.Washington Post
May 26 2021
Sen. McConnell Says Americans Tightening Budgets Because of ‘Threat of Inflation’
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been critical of the Biden administration’s spending bills, and Wednesday said American families are reacting to the increase in prices by “tightening their household budgets.”
“Ask any working family about gas prices, food prices, home prices, lumber prices, [and] used car prices. One survey just found that more than 80 percent ofThe Epoch Times