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  • Millions of American teens are at risk of starving, and some are trading sex for food

    09/14/2016 10:34:56 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 109 replies
    circa.com ^ | 14 SEP 16 | circa news
    Millions of American teenagers are at risk of running out of food or don't have access to affordable, healthy food. Some of them are so desperate, they're selling their bodies and committing crimes to go to jail to ensure regular meals, according to an Urban Institute study. Breaking down the numbers The study found at least 6.8 million people were "food insecure," meaning they didn't have reliable access to affordable, healthy food. Another 4 million were in "marginally food secure" households, where the "threat of running out of food is real." All of the 10 communities surveyed in focus groups...
  • Liberman: 'Be Like the British - Let Terrorists Hunger Strike'

    12/25/2013 7:05:27 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/12/13 | Ari Yashar
    Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beytenu) called for the recapture of Samer Issawi, the jailed terrorist who was released Monday after a 266 day hunger strike. Just after his release, Liberman notes that Issawi called for the kidnapping of IDF soldiers, saying "the release of prisoners will only be achieved through kidnapping and prisoner exchange deals, nothing will be achieved without that." ..... In 2002 Issawi was sentenced to 26 years in jail for terrorism, going free after a mere 10 years in the deal to free Gilad Shalit. After signing a promise not to return to terrorist activities, Issawi...
  • Starve obama and his obots

    01/21/2013 8:12:12 AM PST · by chrisnj · 40 replies
    self | 1/21/2013 | Chrisnj
    Ideas to starve obama and his obots - obama/big gov sucks the blood out of us productive people to give to his obots to buy their votes. It is time we turn the table on them! We, the business owners, the employers, the gainfully employed, the consumers, hold the purse strings. We must control the purse strings to starve them and bring them to their knees - Business owners - charge the obots more for goods and services - reasonable since they are the ones that support obama's policies/regulations to raise costs to do business. Employers - when need to...
  • Gingrich: Gov't branches should rule 2 out of 3

    12/18/2011 4:23:33 PM PST · by presidio9 · 197 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 18, 2011 | Lucy Madison
    Newt Gingrich on Sunday reiterated his argument that there is something "profoundly wrong" with the United States' judicial system, and argued that the balance of power in American government should come down to "two out of three" branches of the government. In an appearance on CBS' "Face the Nation," Gingrich continued to defend his controversial position that Congress and the president should have the authority to ignore the rulings of federal judges when they disagree with them. Citing what he describes as "extreme behavior" on the party of the judicial system, Gingrich proposes a system wherein "it's always two out...
  • What question would you like to ask the Republican presidential candidates about income inequality?

    12/07/2011 10:15:23 AM PST · by Dr.Deth · 32 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/7/11 | Yahoo
    Here is your opportunity to ask the candidates your specific questions about income inequality. Let us know and we may include your question in the debate. Click to read Yahoo/ABC loaded question article
  • Forecast High Unemployment Through 2011

    10/22/2011 5:07:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2011 | Political Calculations
    You know, we're really not sure why so many people seem to be surprised that new, seasonally-adjusted, weekly jobless claim filings persist in clocking in at levels above 400,000, or that the adjusted values for the previous weeks tend to be revised upward. In fact, based upon the trend that has been established since 9 April 2011, that's exactly what we can expect somewhat more than half the time throughout the rest of 2011, provided the current trend continues to remain in effect: We can arrive at that forecast by following the trajectory of the mean trend line, which is...
  • How Can The Fed Be So Clueless?

    06/28/2011 4:49:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 28, 2011 | Staff
    Policy Errors: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says he's puzzled by the failure of the economy to respond to our government's many ministrations. Which explains much of why our economy is such a mess. 'We don't have a precise read on why this slower pace of growth is persisting," Bernanke said recently, adding that the growth slowdown was proving to be "more persistent than we thought." His remarks came as the Fed dropped its 2011 gross domestic product growth forecast from the range of 3.1% to 3.3%, made just two months earlier, to a much slower 2.7% to 2.9% pace....
  • Obama says he Ignored Beck rally

    08/29/2010 3:55:59 PM PDT · by jern · 238 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC ^ | August 29, 2010 | Brian Williams
    Obama says he ignored Beck rally He seemed intent on casting himself as above the political fray, saying he had more important work to do than to engage in the back and forth of the political “silly season.” For example, Obama said he did not watch any of Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally Saturday on the National Mall. “It’s not surprising that somebody like a Mr. Beck is able to stir up a certain portion of the country. That's been true throughout our history,” he said. But “I’m making decisions that are not necessarily good for...
  • Retail Sales Still Lag, Although Discount Stores Improve

    12/04/2009 4:32:42 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 2 replies · 328+ views
    All Headline News ^ | December 4, 2009 | Melvin Baker
    New York, NY (AHN) - Retail continues to lag behind other sectors of the American economy, with government and private reports indicating mixed results for November. Department stores added 8,000 jobs over the month, the Labor Department reported Friday, while jobs in the shopping center industry fell by 14,000, a trade industry group said Thursday. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) said a survey of 32 retail chain stores found that November sales dipped 0.3 percent from November 2008. Sales had been up the previous two months. Department stores had the most disappointing results, dropping 4.5 percent from a...
  • Baby's starvation death equal to torture, sheriff says

    11/04/2009 6:33:27 AM PST · by jwparkerjr · 6 replies · 1,162+ views
    The Tampa Tribune & TBO ^ | 11/03/09 | Josh Potilove
    TAMPA - One photograph shows a beautiful baby girl with a fat, happy face. Another shows a dead 5-month-old with sunken eyes. She weighed 6 pounds. Her autopsy showed no body fat. Without being told it's the same child, you'd never be able to tell. When Polk County investigators responded to a call Sunday about a baby not breathing at the Lakeland home of Tivasha Logan and Chauncey Gardner, they found more beer than baby food, Sheriff Grady Judd said. There only were about 2 ounces of formula inside the one can they saw.
  • California river conditions could starve killer whales (dams, salmon & the food chain interruptus)

    02/17/2009 5:33:01 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 385+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | Matt Weiser
    Federal wildlife officials have concluded that killer whales are threatened by California's massive network of dams and water diversions, a development that could bring a massive shift in public opinion about the state's water issues. Though the iconic orca never ventures into freshwater, its primary food source does. Salmon species in the Central Valley are in bad shape, in large part due to the damming and diversion of their habitat on numerous rivers in California's interior. Their decline threatens to starve the dwindling southern resident population of killer whale, which numbers less than 90 animals. As a result, the National...
  • Woman who moved and left dog to starve gets jail

    12/05/2008 4:22:37 AM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 82 replies · 1,734+ views
    tcpalm.com ^ | 12/05/08 | Keyonna Summers
    COCOA — For nine months, Theresa Clifton has rallied with roughly 50 other protesters who attended each hearing for a woman accused of moving out of her home and leaving behind her dog to starve to death, calling for nothing but the maximum yearlong jail sentence. On Thursday, a judge ordered Christine Abrams, 30, of Cocoa to spend eight months in jail as part of a 12-month probation sentence, after she pleaded no contest to two counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty for the starvation death of her 1-year-old German shepherd, Ella. Judge Kelly McKibben also ordered Abrams to perform 80...
  • "Artist" Intentionally Starves Dog to Death as Exhibit

    07/21/2008 4:24:03 PM PDT · by americanophile · 25 replies · 252+ views
    gather.com ^ | April 21, 2008 | User: Liz G
    Costa Rican artiste Guillermo Habacuc Vargas is making headlines for tying a dog from the street in an art gallery as part of an exhibit to starve it to death. The title of his exhibit "Eres Lo Que Lee" was written across the gallery in dry dog food. The food and a bowl of water were both out of the dog's reach. Eventually the animal died of starvation. The artist claimed the dog was sick and would have died anyways. Now Vargas has been selected to represent Costa Rica in Visual Arts Biennel of Central Americas 2008. The organizers have...
  • Five Million Face Hunger In Zimbabwe, UN Says

    06/18/2008 10:21:41 AM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 140+ views
    Five million face hunger in Zimbabwe, UN says Last Updated: 3:39PM BST 18/06/2008 The United Nations has warned that more than five million Zimbabweans could be threatened by hunger next year due to a steady drop in food production coupled with the world's highest rate of inflation. Robert Mugabe's seizure of land continues to take its toll The Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Food Program said in a joint report that an estimated two million people in Zimbabwe will not have enough to eat in the summer months. That figure is projected to rise to 3.8 million people...
  • Nat'l Right to Life to endorse Thompson

    11/12/2007 9:52:42 AM PST · by jaybeegee · 847 replies · 827+ views
    Politico ^ | Jonathan Martin
    Fred Thompson will pick up the support of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) tomorrow, according to two Republicans familar with the decision. For a candidate who came up empty-handed last week when three prominent Christian conservatives endorsed GOP hopefuls and is falling in both national and early state polls, the move comes at a critical time. NRLC is the most prominent anti-abortion group in the country, with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters. A spokesperson for the organization declined to comment on their endorsement decision, but Thompson was likely rewarded for his strong pro-life...
  • Gang Forced Starving Slave To Toil In Fields (UK)

    10/26/2007 9:12:24 PM PDT · by blam · 16 replies · 76+ views
    Gang forced starving slave to toil in fields Last Updated: 12:12am BST 27/10/2007 A starving man who was held as a slave has been freed by police. The 22-year-old, believed to be the first human slave to be found in Britain since the trade was abolished 200 years ago, was duped into leaving his home in Eastern Europe. The man had been forced to work long hours picking vegetables for the past year. He was made to hand over his wages to the gang holding him and was even denied a change of clothes. In a scene described as being...
  • Woman accused of letting husband starve to death

    07/06/2007 4:52:08 PM PDT · by Dysart · 26 replies · 1,444+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | 7-6-07 | DOMINGO RAMIREZ JR.
    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- A North Richland Hills woman accused of letting her 78-year-old husband die of malnutrition and dehydration surrendered to Tarrant County authorities Thursday night, police said.Lowesta Ann Halliburton, 43, was free Friday after posting $50,000 bail. She is expected to be charged with injury to the elderly by omission, a first-degree felony. If convicted, she faces life in prison and a $10,000 fine.Her common-law husband, Richard Hoye, died May 21 at their home.Halliburton has said that police targeted her because of the couple's 35-year age difference and the fact she is black and Hoye was white.
  • Mugabe Feasts - As His People Starve And His Party Plots

    02/25/2007 7:23:28 AM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 475+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2-2-2007 | Joihn Kakura Gweru - Andrew Meldrum
    Mugabe feasts - as his people starve and his party plots< John Makura Gweru and Andrew Meldrum in Johannesburg Sunday February 25, 2007 The Observer (UK) Robert Mugabe celebrated his 83rd birthday yesterday with a lavish feast for the ruling elite while ordinary Zimbabweans faced shops with empty shelves. The hunger of his people, many of whom walked for miles simply to gaze at the tonnes of food on show, did not seem to put the President off his thickly frosted birthday cake, but he was said to be irked by a snub from one of his Vice-Presidents. In what...
  • Kim's Life Of Luxury As The People Starve

    10/15/2006 7:14:22 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 1,569+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-16-2006 | Richard Spencer
    Kim's life of luxury as the people starve By Richard Spencer in Beijing (Filed: 16/10/2006) From imported lobsters to cognac and Mercedes-Benz cars, the expensive tastes of North Korea's secretive leader, Kim Jong-il, have never failed to stagger those who have witnessed his conspicuous consumption. However, his love of the finer things in life, in a country where his people have been allowed to starve, is now being challenged by the United Nations sanctions imposed at the weekend. They include a clause banning the export of luxury goods to North Korea and aim to cut off or at least greatly...
  • FREEPERS: The ANTS at SHEEHAN'S "I'LL STARVE TOMORROW" PICNIC at the White House 7/03/06

    07/10/2006 2:07:39 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 126 replies · 5,334+ views
    July 10, 2006 | Albion Wilde
    <p>WASHINGTON, DC, July 3, 2006--Although the 60s are long over, about 150 aging hippies and hangers-on relived them again over Independence Day weekend. They offered themselves up as tools of the CodePink-Cindy Sheehan leftism-for-profit machine, this time at the Ghandi statue at 21st and Massachusetts Avenue NW, and later, eating off the street in front of the White House.</p>