Tag Archives: Food stamps

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Three Years Ago?

President Obama has been in office for about three years and six days, which begs the question: Do you feel better off now than you were three years ago? A cursory review of the statistics suggests that the country is … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Food Stamps

“I’m sort of a foodie, and I’m not going to do the ‘living off ramen’ thing,” — University of Chicago graduate receiving food stamps Since President Obama became President in January 2009, nearly 14 million additional Americans were receiving food stamps as of … Continue reading

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Hope Isn’t Helping

Today, I provided some red meat for the folks at Big Peace on various economic, social, and political data comparing and contrasting the Bush and Obama administrations. Click here for the full article.

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