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Acting on the order of Republican Governor Paul LePage, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday the State would stop administering Federal food stamp benefits to capable residents who do not hold jobs, receive job training or do volunteer work.
The massive illegal immigrant invasion of our southern border is more than just a national crisis. It’s part of the greatest conspiracy in world history — a purposeful attempt to create catastrophe, overwhelm the system and force the American people to make a dreadfully wrong decision under duress.
Republican lawmakers are working to produce an alternative to President Barack Obama’s proposal to spend $3.7 billion in taxpayer money to deal with the illegal immigration crisis along the U.S.’s southern border.
In a spasm of progressive wordsmithing that may have inadvertently forged a new slogan for MSNBC, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a Democrat, rhapsodically greeted President Barack Obama for a party fundraiser Wednesday by declaring that Obama is “bending the arc of the moral universe forward.”
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the United States gained 288,000 jobs in June. A closer look at the numbers proves that instead of the economy getting better, it is a disaster for people who lack a job and want one.
On Feb. 12, 2010, billionaire John Goodman was in an automobile accident that resulted in the death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson. In a highly publicized trial, Goodman was convicted. But the conviction was overturned due to jury misconduct. As Goodman prepares for retrial, the US~Observer is investigating his case.
Speaking at the annual conference of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy declared the reason he serves as the Supreme Court’s “swing” vote. He considers the U.S. Constitution “a flawed document” susceptible to interpretation.
The framers, Kennedy said, “were wise enough to know that they could not foresee the injustices” of the future, “so they used general language.” He believes the framers wanted principles that could be reinterpreted by justices of the future.
Given the social and political problems presented by wave upon wave of illegal immigrants and now this looming water crisis, an explosive fuse may have been set at the Nation’s southwestern edge. The shortage of water in California could spark violence.
Along with news this week that several additional Internal Revenue Service employees with ties to Lois Lerner suffered computer crashes came another minor revelation from agency lawyer Thomas Kane, who told a Congressional panel that, just maybe, Lerner’s long-lost emails can still be retrieved.
This week, a gaggle of Democratic Representatives is putting itself through the minimum wage austerity experience, attempting to get by on $77 for a week — a budget that’s supposed to reflect the discretionary spending power that comes from earning a minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.