food stamps
Sep 2018

Not a bug, but a feature

Feb 2018


America’s Harvest Box.

Jan 2018

Is it time to extend food stamps to pets?

John Sexton Jan 24, 2018 3:01 PM

“a little-discussed gap in the social safety net”

Of welfare reform and eating the rich

Jazz Shaw Jan 06, 2018 4:01 PM

Work for welfare? “Many rich people don’t work!”

Dec 2017

He’s been waiting on the feds for over two years

May 2017

Overton windows.

Jan 2017

Dead people are no longer just redeeming the food stamps…

Oct 2016

You mean people who hit the jackpot were getting food stamps?

Apr 2016

But I thought the Obama economy was roaring…

Feb 2016

You’ll never guess what happened

Dec 2015

New Louisiana governor to undo welfare reform

Jazz Shaw Dec 22, 2015 4:01 PM

How totally unsurprising


Oct 2015

Welfare programs often account for a state’s largest and fastest-growing budget line items, and as these programs grow, the likelihood …

Jul 2015
Jun 2015

How much SNAP fraud are we going to find?

Jazz Shaw Jun 08, 2015 4:01 PM

Come on, take the money and run

Apr 2015

Oh, those cruel, Maine Republicans

Jazz Shaw Apr 13, 2015 6:01 PM

How dare you, sir!

Mar 2014

So much for that.

Feb 2014
Jan 2014
Dec 2013

Yeah, a farm bill probably isn’t happening this year

Erika Johnsen Dec 10, 2013 1:01 PM


The House and Senate are only in session at the same time for a grand total of five days before …

Nov 2013

Far bigger than two isolated Walmarts.

“This is a favorable byproduct of the Affordable Care Act”

Oct 2013

Rational exuberance?

While the issue of the latest iteration of the “farm bill” still waiting to make its way out of the …

Sep 2013
Aug 2013

That simply won’t do.

Batten down the hatches.

Jul 2013