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  • Sen. Joni Ernst learned to 'live within her means' -- on the taxpayer's dime

    Sen. Joni Ernst learned to 'live within her means' -- on the taxpayer's dime
    It has almost become a cliche that the politicians who bray the loudest about cutting government waste and slashing "entitlements" turn out to have learned what they know about the government trough from the inside.
  • Number of Illinois households on food stamps still rising

    Number of Illinois households on food stamps still rising
    State figures show the number of Illinois households on food stamps continues to rise. The Illinois Department of Human Service says there were 1.07 million households enrolled last month in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. That's up 20,000...

    Ticked off! @employee, drivers

    To the person mad at the postal worker using the food stamps: Get the facts straight first. I have used food stamps before, and I have a full-time job. If anybody saw me, they would think hey, if that guy works full-time why does he have food stamps? How?...

    Amid talk of a recovered economy, hard-hit worker struggles to stay afloat

    Ask Joshua Thevenin — who since last month has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer — what he thinks about assertions the economy is roaring toward recovery and you'll get a sigh and a shake of his head. "I don't...

    Despite industry claims, soda isn't an entitlement

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Jan. 20: Last summer, a study out of Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco found that nearly 700,000 Americans would be saved from obesity or Type 2...