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46,496,145: Food Stamp Recipients Can Fill Yankee Stadium 925 Times

  In June 2014, there were 46,496,145 recipients of the food stamp program, which is enough to fill the Yankee Stadium 925 times, according to data fromthe Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Yankee Stadium is equipped to hold 50,291 persons, meaning that the 46,496,145 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in June 2014 could fill…

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MAPS: The Obesity Epidemic Has Only Just Begun

Adult obesity rates remained high overall, increased in six states (Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, New Jersey, Tennessee and Wyoming) in the past year, and did not decrease in any. According to a new report, despite the plunge in McDonalds’ Sales, rates of obesity now exceed 35% for the first time in two states, are at or…

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Patriot Power Hour – Now On MIXLR!

  While Waking American Radio Network undergoes a complete overhaul, you can find the Patriot Power Hour w/ Lucifer Bernanke LIVE every Sunday night at 9 PM Eastern at www.mixlr.com/lucifer-bernanke. The show must go on! This week’s episode covers chaos on the Southern Border from nearly every angle possible; updates on the situation in Ukraine…

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SHOCK REPORT: 70 MILLION PEOPLE WOULD BE STARVING IN THE STREETS WITHOUT GOVERNMENT WELFARE PROGRAMS

Amid all the talk of recovery by politicians, economic officials and big business leaders, the fundamental numbers behind all the propaganda tell a starkly different story. Home sales have dropped to record lows, more people are out of the workforce than anytime in the last 50 years, and cash-strapped consumers have run out of money…

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Poll: 47% of Unemployed Have ‘Completely Given Up’ Looking for a Job

A new poll suggests that finding employment, particularly for the long-term unemployed, continues to be a struggle for Americans. The poll, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Express Employment Professionals, asked questions of 1,500 unemployed adult Americans last month. “This survey shows that millions of Americans are at risk of falling into the trap…

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No Raises For Anyone: Real Hourly Wages Decline For The First Time Since 2012

In order to justify the US “recovery”, one of the recurring themes has been that wages of US workers are going up…. any minute now. And since any minute now has been the common refrain for about five years now, some are getting skeptical. Not us: we have known since 2009 that the Fed’s “plan” of making billionaires…

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Epidemic Of Hunger: New Report Says 49 Million Americans Are Dealing With Food Insecurity

If the economy really is “getting better”, then why are nearly 50 million Americans dealing with food insecurity? In 1854, Henry David Thoreau observed that “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation”. The same could be said of our time. In America today, most people are quietly scratching and clawing their way from…

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16 Signs That Most Americans Are NOT PREPARED For The Coming Economic Collapse

  #1 Could you come up with $2000 right now?  According to a shocking study that was just released, most Americans could not… Forty percent of individuals in the U.S. said they could not or probably could not come up with $2,000 if an unexpected need arose, according to research by Atif Mian of Princeton University and…

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Q1 2014 is Over – Check Out These 8 New ‘Record Highs’

If you’ve been a reader for any length of time, you know one of the things I periodically do is scan headlines for phrases like “record high” or “all time high”. The results can often given an interesting big picture perspective of what’s happening in the world. 1) President Obama’s disapproval rating hits a record HIGH…

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