Tagged With "Food Labels"

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Who Gets Food Stamps?

sunnubian ·
Who Gets Food Stamps? by Dr. Julianne Malveaux – President, Bennett College for Women Newt Gingrich is playing racial politics and he is playing to win. First he says that black children should get jobs as janitors (why not suggest they get the same consulting contract he did at Freddie Mac - I'm with Mitt Romney here, what did Gingrich tell Freddie Mac that was worth more than a million dollars). Then he says that he wants to tell the NAACP that we should demand jobs, not food stamps. He so...
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Artificial Meat 6 Months Away, Hamburger In A Year, Say Scientists

sunnubian ·
Artificial Meat 6 Months Away, Hamburger In A Year, Say ScientistsThe Huffington Post   Tara Kelly First Posted: 9/2/11 03:44 PM ET Updated: 11/1/11 06:12 AM ET   Vegetarian , Artificial...
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Going Viral Now: The Food Stamp President?

sunnubian ·
Going Viral Now: The Food Stamp President? Posted on February 9, 2012 by Brandon Share this now! Mr. Gingrich, prepare to meet someone who knows what he’s talking about. Found on Rep. Luis Gutierrez YouTube Channel . Originally submitted by volunteer editor Jayne F.
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Lawmakers Cave to Food Lobby in War on Obesity

sunnubian ·
FOOD Lawmakers Cave to Food Lobby in War on Obesity Lawmakers seem reluctant to bite the hand that feeds them cash. By Clare Leschin-Hoar May 2, 2012 Comment Photo: Getty Images Reuters came out with a whopper of a story late last week, harshly taking lawmakers to task for being soft on childhood obesity—something everyone agrees is at serious and epidemic proportions, with rates tripling over the last 30 years. Even solutions that seemed like the lowest of low-hanging fruit are somehow...
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Sad! Kenyans Forced To Choose Between Food And HIV Meds

sunnubian ·
Sad! Kenyans Forced To Choose Between Food And HIV Meds Written by Associated Press on December 22, 2011 10:07 am Click for More Next Post NAIROBI, Kenya — Rosalia Adhiambo won’t take the free anti-HIV drugs that would prolong her life. The spiraling price of food in Kenya means she can’t afford to feed both her grandniece and herself. SEE ALSO: GOP Congressman Obsessed With Michelle Obama’s Butt So she feeds 5-year-old Emily and doesn’t take her own medicine, fearing that the nausea she...
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Studies show a staggering decline in the nutrient value of food that is conventionally grown in the United States

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The Declining Nutrient Value of Food Studies show a staggering decline in the nutrient value of food that is conventionally grown in the United States, which could result in widespread dietary deficiencies. An editorial from MOTHER EARTH NEWS 60 5 Enlarge Image Image Gallery Conventionally grown cornmeal contains significantly fewer nutrients than an heirloom variety. CHART: NATE SKOW <fieldset><legend>Article Tools</legend> Image Gallery Print E-mail Comments RSS...
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Mali’s Dogon Hit By Double Crisis

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Mali’s Dogon Hit By Double Crisis January 16, 2014 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 5 The Dogon are an ancient Saharan going back to the time of the Egyptians AFRICANGLOBE – The region around Bandiagara, in central Mali’s Mopti Region , is struggling to cope with the dual crises of successive poor harvests and the near-total collapse of its once-thriving tourist industry . Nestled among giant boulders at the base of the Bandiagara Escarpment is the village of...
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Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid

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Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid Howard Burditt/Reuters Zimbabweans waiting for distribution of food donated by the United States in 2002 after a severe and prolonged drought wiped out crops across the country. By RON NIXON Published: April 4, 2013 FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ SAVE E-MAIL SHARE PRINT REPRINTS WASHINGTON — An Obama administration plan to change the way the United States distributes its international food aid has touched off an intense lobbying...
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Monsanto vs. Mother Earth

sunnubian ·
Monsanto vs. Mother Earth 361,144 have signed. Let's get to 1,000,000 <small> Posted: 9 April 2013 </small> It’s unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to exclusively ‘own’ something that freely belongs to us all -- our food! They’re trying to patent away our everyday vegetables and fruits like cucumber, broccoli and melons , forcing growers to pay them and risk being sued if they don’t . But we can stop them...
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Gentic Roulette: Exposing Industry and Gov. Lies about GM Foods

sunnubian ·
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awMI7DUuTIw
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70 Going On 40: Meet Annette Larkins,The Best-Looking Senior Citizen Ever!

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70 Going On 40: Meet Annette Larkins,The Best-Looking Senior Citizen Ever! May 1, 2013 By Terrell Jermaine Starr Share 334 Share on email <noscript>amp;amp;lt;img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-2423888" alt="annette larkins vegan" src="http://ionenewsone.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/al.jpg?w=1024amp;amp;amp;#038;h=341" width="1024" height="341" /amp;amp;gt;</noscript> Annette Larkins (pictured) doesn’t look anywhere near 71 years old, and she knows it. Looking more like her...
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Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption May 16, 2013

sunnubian ·
Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption May 16, 2013 Posted by Dreamhealer in Animals , Diet , Dreamhealer , Government , Health , Longevity , Research . trackback The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has just completed a detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer . Its conclusion is rocking the health world with startling bluntness: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and...
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Shame on you, Steve Fincher, for personally taking farm subsidies while cutting food stamps

sunnubian ·
Shame on you, Steve Fincher, for personally taking farm subsidies while cutting food stamps Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-TN) wants to cut food stamps, a lot. He quotes the Bible from the House floor saying the poor deserve to starve, and said the government should not steal “other people’s money.” Fincher should know a thing or two about that. As a wealthy Tennessee farmer, he personally collected $3.5 million in federal farm subsidies over the past decade . And the same Farm Bill he voted...
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Pelosi Blasts Proposed Food Stamp Cuts, Says Farm Bill Is Endangered

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Pelosi Blasts Proposed Food Stamp Cuts, Says Farm Bill Is Endangered George Zornick on June 20, 2013 - 10:27 AM ET Nancy Pelosi. (AP Images) UPDATE: The House of Representatives, by a 195-234 vote , failed to pass the farm bill on Thursday afternoon. It failed along lines very similar to what Nancy Pelosi predicted below; she estimated only somewhere between 26 and 39 Democrats would support the bill, and 24 did. Sixty Republicans voted no, and the bill fell 23 votes shy of passage. Notably,...
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PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION!

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   Tell the FDA: Crushed beavers are not a "natural flavoring"Sign this Petition! 29,653 of 100,000 supporters have signed  For years, the FDA has allowed companies to use "castoreum" to flavor ice cream and other foods. The...
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READ AND SIGN PETITION: TO KEEP YOUR FOOD SAFE TO EAT!

sunnubian ·
Petitioning USDA Scabs, Pus, and Feces in Chicken? USDA, Keep It Off My Plate! Petition by Phyllis McKelvey Albertville, AL The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to implement a new rule that will change the poultry inspection process, making it easier to allow unsavory and potentially unsafe chicken onto our plates. As a mother of three, grandmother of eight, and a woman who has worked in the poultry industry for 44 years, I feel it’s my obligation to warn you about the...
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Here's A Crazy Graphic To Share With Those Judgmental People Who Go Off About Poor People

sunnubian ·
Here's A Crazy Graphic To Share With Those Judgmental People Who Go Off About Poor PeoplePosted on November 21, 2012 by Linda Word.  Originally found on Facebook.  This entry was posted in Eye-Opening, Graphics, Nonpartisan and tagged...
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[Who Keeps Moving the Rock?]: Former GOP Ohio Sec. of State: ‘Nothing More Christian’ than Food Stamp Cuts

sunnubian ·
Former GOP Ohio Sec. of State: ‘Nothing More Christian’ than Food Stamp Cuts In the latest display of bigoted hypocrisy from the right, conservative activist for the Family Research Council and former far-right Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell , stated that there was “nothing more Christian,” than food stamp cuts. In typical Republican fashion, Blackwell made assumptions about snap recipients and cited the importance of self reliance. Mr. Blackwell is certain that the $40 billion in...
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Wendell Pierce creates supermarket chain to help New Orleans residents

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Food for thought: an actor's new role ... in the grocery store Wendell Pierce, best known for his roles on "The Wire" and "Treme" is now launching a chain of grocery and convenience stores in places where fresh food can be hard to find. NBC's Ron Mott reports. By Ron Mott, Correspondent, NBC News NEW ORLEANS -- As a boy, Wendell Pierce dreamed of leaving his hometown one day for the world stage. Today, the veteran actor with global credits has returned on a mission: rebuilding neighborhoods,...
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Help kids get access to healthy foods by supporting the Mind Gardens project

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Help kids get access to healthy foods by supporting the Mind Gardens project November 9 · Invite Friends · Every child should have access to healthy fruits and vegetables. With this belief, Snoop Lion (Snoop Dogg) started the Mind Gardens project, a new nonprofit dedicated to building community gardens in impoverished neighborhoods. Supporting Mind Gardens isn’t about donating money; it’s about donating your voice. Show your commitment to spreading the word by clicking the green pledge...
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Bill Maher Speaks The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods, Slams Obama

sunnubian ·
Bill Maher Speaks The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods, Slams Obama Posted on December 9, 2012 by Angie “Shut up and eat your mutant chili.” WATCH: Found on YouTube . Submitted by Angie A. _share Share on email Share on twitter Share on google_plusone
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Thinking Outside the Processed Foods Box—Health and Safety Advantages of Organic Food

sunnubian ·
Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Common Dreams Thinking Outside the Processed Foods Box—Health and Safety Advantages of Organic Food by Mark Kastel I have enjoyed a virtually exclusive organic diet for the past 30 years. But I was deeply unsettled by a September 4 New York Times article and a similar Associated Press story casting doubt on the value of an organic diet. photo: Dave Gates / Flickr In terms of the extra cost and value of eating organically, I have always subscribed to...
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The Zeer Pot - a Nigerian invention keeps food fresh without electricity

sunnubian ·
  The Zeer Pot - a Nigerian invention keeps food fresh without electricity Musa Elkheir, Scidev.net  Zeers at the Women's Development Association in Darfur. Photo by Mohamed Majzoub. [DARFUR] Hawa Osman is a farmer in Darfur, Sudan. She grows tomatoes, okra, carrots, and rocket lettuce, and also has small orchard of guava trees. In the hot weather of Darfur, Hawa used to lose half of the crops she hoped to sell each day in the market of Al Fashir, the capital city of North Darfur,...
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U. S. Grocery Stores Stock Nearly 16,000 Food Products That May Contain Hormone-Disrupting Chemical BPA

sunnubian ·
Today’s Outrageous Fact: BPA Still Rules the Supermarket BPA Still Rules the Supermarket From the lids of glass baby food jars to aerosol cans of whipping cream, the chemical bisphenol A may be found in the packaging of nearly 16,000 food products sold in American supermarkets . Now a new database from the Environmental Working Group allows consumers to look up which items may have BPA . Knowing which products to avoid is critical because BPA has been linked to cancer and found to disrupt...
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More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise By Lena D - October 10, 2016 In the most affected areas, people are in need of food, water and clothes./GETTY IMAGES Haiti is facing a surge in cholera cases in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, doctors warned as the death toll on the devastated island climbed past 1,000 . U.S. Marines delivered badly-needed food aid Sunday, after Haiti’s government said more than 1.5 million people had been affected by the storm...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

Kocolicious ·
I saw that on the news and it is sooooooooo sad for Haiti. First the earthquake and now the flooding. It is heartbreaking. Especially where it is located...it doesn't seem to stand a chance. I wonder where is all that money from the earthquake? Surely they could have been in a better position and more prepared. Now they are even more devastated as why cholera keeps coming back. We all should pray and cry for Haiti at the same time. The small island has been through so much since it's win in...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Yes, we ALL should pray for Haiti, after all the little nation has been through and all it's been taken through. I to, am still wondering what happened to all that money donated [$13 BILLION DOLLARS] to the Haiti Earthquake, that the Haitian people have yet to see ANY of. I've also continued to wonder how could an EARTHQUAKE devastate just the HAITIAN side of the same damn island. Oh, and where is "THE BLACK CHURCH" , where are BLACK American politicians, and why is PRESIDENT OBAMA silent on...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Hurricane-battered Haiti waiting for more help By Ivan Watson, Edvige Jean-Francois and Brad Olson, CNN Updated 11:18 PM ET, Tue October 11, 2016 Haiti desperate for help after Matthew 02:24 Story highlights A week after the hurricane made landfall, aid workers say there are communities still cut off Hospital director says no humanitarian assistance reached the hospital in the week after the storm Jeremie, Haiti (CNN) Imagine the terror when Hurricane Matthew 's 130 mph winds ripped the roof...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Culture Haitian NFL Players Team Up to Personally Deliver Supplies to Island in Aftermath...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Haitians Urge People Not to Donate to Red Cross and Help Local Companies Instead By Lena D - October 11, 2016 Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters As the death count after Hurricane Matthew approaches 900 and reports of deadly cholera outbreaks begin to surface, Haitians have sent out desperate pleas for help. Government officials estimate at least 350,000 people needed assistance after the devastating storm. Yet accompanying many requests for aid comes a warning – do not give your money to the...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

sunnubian ·
Entrepreneur Creates Haitian Doll, Book Series to Promote Positive Image of Island October 12, 2016 0 Carline Smothers wants to educate the world on the positives of Haitian society by creating a children's book series and a doll to go with...
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

Kocolicious ·
Thank God rescue is coming. Wonder why Dominic Republic receives help faster than Haiti since they're on the same island. Only separate by a drawn in the sand....still one piece landmass. How are they able to pass Haiti and reach Dominic Republic without helping along the way? This is very troubling. But!
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

Kocolicious ·
U.S. Suspends Deportations Of Haitians After Hurricane Matthew A brief reprieve. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday said it has temporarily suspended deportations of Haitians after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the Caribbean nation last week, killing at least a thousand people and leaving 1.4 million in need of humanitarian assistance. “We will have to deal with that situation, address it, be sympathetic to the plight of the people of Haiti as a result of the hurricane,” U.S.
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Re: More Than 1.5M Haitians Affected By Hurricane Matthew, Deadly Cholera on the Rise

Norland ·
Hillary, her foundation and her brother need to send that money back to Haiti they stole. All that money would get those people in houses with running water and soap, like their white butts have. If white people paid black people all the money they've stolen over the centuries, we'd be the Kings and Queens of the world like we were meant to be. 300 - 400 years of free labor must amount to trillions. Imagine how wealthy the Original Natives of this joint would be if they could get Turtle...
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Re: Bill Maher Speaks The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods, Slams Obama

Kocolicious ·
I mean I don't have anything against MAHER per se. I just don't LIKE white boys thinking they are QUALIFIED to talk about my president when there are SOOOOOOOOOOO many whitefolks who have traditionally DONE far far WORSE. All of a sudden....my president have to be food police? Come on they have been focking the FOOD way before the Food Adminstration was born. As a matter of fact, that was the MAIN reason why it was formed cuz massa was putting all kinds of fillers in meat....especially. And...
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Re: Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption May 16, 2013

Kocolicious ·
You know what? This is what I don't get. Why would a hospital have food that is not good for human consumption? That would be the last place....right? And yet you go into the cafeteria and find hot dogs, sausages, links, bolonga, bacon etc all for the serving. First, we need to start with health professionals who are buying this stuff and feeding it to patients and the visitors. Make them accountable. What? They're trying to STAY in business? I think this is a CRIME. We have the ability to...
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Re: Wendell Pierce creates supermarket chain to help New Orleans residents

Yemaya ·
New Orleans is an urban area, though there are many farms in the surrounding states. Hopefully he can expand this to include the black farmers.
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Re: Wendell Pierce creates supermarket chain to help New Orleans residents

Kocolicious ·
Bravo!!!! Bravo!!!! Bravo!!!! Bravo!!!! This is WHAT I'm talking about. Put YOUR money where your mouth is. And this brotha right here is doing it. Now we need MORE of us like HIM [with big bucks] to step up[and do something that effectively make a difference for our culture] Bravo! I'm liking this.
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Re: Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid

Kocolicious ·
Is this the "show a man how to fish instead of giving him fish" theory? If so, then the other countries can developed their own system of farming food and create a whole way of doing business that will benefit everyone. Well...as long as war doesn't interfer that is. This just might work. And the food sent over there can stay here and feed our own. But!
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Re: Wendell Pierce creates supermarket chain to help New Orleans residents

ocatchings ·
Visiting the city, Essence Fest, Bayou Classic or driving through to visit the in-laws I will stop by and support this!!!! We need more of this. Hopefully that small percentage that seem to screw things up will be identified and dealt with quickly.
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Re: Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid

sunnubian ·
I was thinking along the lines of people in those countries could also profit from "giving to charity" or fleecing donations the same way that Americans and Westerners do. Also, I think that the more African nations have a responsibility to help their own, maybe it will open some of their eyes to see the truth about where the Black race really is in this world.
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Re: Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid

Norland ·
As hard as I stare at that drab line, I don't see a MAN standing anywhere, just women. How patient they are. How are they going to carry that stuff away, on their backs? Does anyone see any trucks? How'd they get there, by walking?? What the hell's wrong with African people worldwide? All that dirt on the Continent, can't anyone grow something, find some seeds, plant something, do something constructive? Hell, you can find diamonds for the white folks, unfortunately, you can't eat them and...
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Re: Mali’s Dogon Hit By Double Crisis

Jalil ·
I go to hear accomplished Malian musicians when they’re in the US like Boubacar Traore who represents the roots of the Blues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_ssIKitmec&list=PL6981EE75FCC71C5B and Rokia Traore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7-1sFAZikc Africans in America attend but few African Americans. Feel this beautiful video from Rokia Traore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=outRT0lgJVs
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Re: This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

sunnubian ·
"But what I learned there will never leave me. We didn’t deserve to be poor, any more than we deserved to be rich. Poverty is a circumstance, not a value judgment." ********************************************************** That statement is the greatest lesson that could be learned by this article. And really, "Mercedes-Benze" is not what it used to be. You can now buy a Mercedes for the price of a Toyota, depending on the class, etc. [I know the one my daughter had was a piece of crap]...
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Re: This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

Kocolicious ·
Sista Sunnubian wrote: To say a person on food stamps has a "Mercedes" today does not mean the same today as it did, say, in the '70s or even the '80s. That is soooooooooo true my sista. I know a lot of people with high profile cars and big houses who don't have enough money to feed their families properly. And it is a fake value system and also where one places his/her priorities. Cuz for me? It always mattered that we had enough to eat. And many times we had two cars: boy putt putt and...
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Re: This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

sunnubian ·
And, it was a Mercedes that was 10 years old on top of it.
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Re: The Mystery of Bee Colony Collapse

Xumbrarchist ·
This is the annoying thing about chemicals. They cannot possibly test the all of the chemical combinations that will occur when they throw all of this stuff into the environment. Some combinations will inevitably have disastrous results. Xum
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Consumer Groups Call on Obama Administration to Defend Country-of-Origin Labels on Meat

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2012 2:58 PM CONTACT: Public Citizen Chris Waldrop, Consumer Federation of America, 202-797-8551 Naomi Starkman, Consumers Union, 917-539-3924 Anna Ghosh, Food & Water Watch, 415-293-9905 Arden Manning, Public Citizen, 202-454-5108 Consumer Groups Call on Obama Administration to Defend Country-of-Origin Labels on Meat WASHINGTON - February 24 - The nation’s largest consumer groups today wrote to the Obama administration, urging an appeal of the November...
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Occupy Our Food

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  Peter Rothberg<abbr class="published" title="2011-12-28T09:44:28-18000">on December 28, 2011 - 9:44am ET</abbr> On this past December 4, food activists from across the country joined the Occupy Wall Street Farmers March for "a...
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This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

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PostEverything This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps By Darlena Cunha July 8 at 12:00 PM Darlena Cunha is a former television producer turned stay-at-home mom to twin girls. She writes for The Huffington Post and Thought Catalog. Photo courtesy of Darlene Cunha Sara Bareilles played softly through the surround-sound speakers of my husband’s 2003 Mercedes Kompressor as I sat idling at a light. I’d never been to this church before, but I could see it from where...
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