Working Poor Get Largest Portion of Food Stamps

Working Poor Get Largest Portion of Food Stamps

Working-age people now comprise the majority of American households that rely on food stamps.  Just a few years ago, children and senior citizens were the main beneficiaries of the subsidy. Economists say a part of the change is the trend toward couples having fewer children.  They also point out that an anemic economic recovery coupled […]

Stocks Fall in Global Sell

Stocks Fall in Global Sell

Stocks in the United States appear to fall in the global markets today as more emerging currency markets make the sell, according to the Wall Street Journal and other sources. Bloomberg reported that the Dow had the worst week since summer 2012 and other exchanges echo the fallback. Major manufacturers slid in the Dow and […]

Government Shutdown an Interview with a Federal Employee

Government Shutdown an Interview with a Federal Employee

With the debt ceiling deadline only one day away and financial peril looming for the U.S. and the world economy, all eyes are on Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and their negotiations. Now in its sixteenth day, the shutdown began on October first when Tea Party activists drove conservative […]