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Ghosts of the USDA

I’m wondering when the WoePost will stop haunting readers with stories of the US Dept. of Agriculture’s brutal forced migration from Washington to the primitive hellscape of Kansas City. This week it’s low moans from former researcher Andrew Crane–Droesch who tries to convince us moving his department was a loss to research that rivaled the burning of the library in ...

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On the Trail of Tears With Federal Bureaucrats

Breitbart News reports 80 percent of the female migrants to the USA’s heartland are sexually assaulted during the trip. Yet the heartless Trump administration remains relentless and will continue with its plan to force the USDA’s Economic Research Service to move to Missouri. Wait. I’ve mistakenly conflated two stories. The sexual assault victims are willing illegals heading for our interior, ...

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Federal Employees Want Taxpayers to Keep Their Distance

The Washington Post (WoePost to regular readers) recently had a very ominous quote. Sandra Salstrom, a lobbyist for the American Federation of Government Employees, told an eager stenographer, “It seems like if they are successful here, this could just be the tip of the iceberg. We don’t know who’s next.” What inhumane, outrageous and bigoted Trump administration policy has attracted ...

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Trump Administration Looks To Remove Ineligible People From Food Stamp Rolls

The USDA proposed Monday eliminating a loophole in food stamp eligibility requirements that will cut 3.1 million people from the program and save $2.5 billion. Those who receive temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) will not longer be automatically eligible to get food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) if the rule is enacted, according to the USDA. ...

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Food Stamps Now Available to Use Online

Food stamp users will be able to purchase their groceries online in a pilot partnership program between mega-supermarket companies and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA announced Thursday its launch of a “SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot” permitting food stamp users to buy their groceries online for pickup or delivery. Amazon and Walmart are participating in the program, and ...

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USDA closes offices in 5 states due to threats

The Agriculture Department said Tuesday it had closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats. A USDA spokesman said in a statement that the department had received “several anonymous messages” Monday  the safety of USDA personnel and facilities. Six offices were closed Tuesday morning and will remain shut  until further notice. According to The Associated Press, the closed facilities are ...

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Big Government Seeks Lesbians To Become Farmers. Was There A lack Of Lesbian Farmers That Was Threatening Our Food Supply?

Rush Limbaugh recently introduced this government program to most Americans during one of his radio programs, and below are some observations on the government summit that Rush may not have mentioned, based on an article found in the “Morning Beacon Daily Newsletter” on August 16, 2016: At a time when our liberal government is doing everything in its power to ...

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Why Mr. Ed Gives Better Lifestyle Advice than the Media

Paraphrasing William F. Buckley, I’d rather take lifestyle direction from 200 randomly selected people in the phone book than follow the advice found in the 200 most prominent media outlets. Reporters are fad–conscious professionals at the expense of common sense. If they can identify a trend first, they become media experts and their journalistic prestige — if there is such ...

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Costs Up, Quality Down for School Lunch

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Schools across the U.S. are struggling to meet the school lunch requirements championed by First Lady Michelle Obama and regulated by the Departments of Agriculture and Education. School boards continue to raise the prices of school lunch while simultaneously reducing the amount of healthy foods offered to students. The new school lunch requirements, defined in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids ...

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VOODOO Food Economics

The USDA, in trying to increase participation in the SNAP or food stamp program, claims that for every dollar transferred to beneficiaries a dollar and seventy-two cents in economic activity is generated. If we were to follow this mushy thinking to it’s logical conclusion, then if we all quit our jobs, closed our businesses and went on the program, we ...

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Food Stamp Nation [video]

“We haven’t had a quadrupling of the number of people that are hungry in the country; that’s what the food stamp program was meant to be. What we have [is] a political ideology in power in Washington of liberalism which believes that a measure of success of government is how many people it quote-unquote ‘helps.’ Or, to look at it ...

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USDA launches new website to help new farmers and ranchers

Start2Farm.gov is the new place to go to get help starting your new farm or ranch. The website will provide assistance for beginner farmers and ranchers by offer training, help with financing and provide technical assistance and other support related services. US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack said “America’s farmers and rural communities are vitally important to our nation’s economy, ...

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Sen. Tom Coburn: Tax Payers Subsidizing Millionaires

A few days ago, I heard a little snippet on the radio about John Bon Jovi receiving farm subsidies from the federal government. I was busy writing another article, so I jotted down a note to remind me to look into this. Frankly, when I heard the report I was both shocked and skeptical at the same time. I thought, ...

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