Food Stamp corporate welfare

"Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way."

via Freedom Rider: Food Stamp Corporate Welfare.

"If you think the SNAP food stamps debate is about poor people’s need to eat, you’re wrong. It’s about big corporations’ need to profit. “Xerox, JPMorgan Chase and eFunds Corporation have all successfully turned poverty into a profit center.” So have Coca Cola, Kroger, Wal-Mart, Kelloggs and a large slice of the rest of the Fortune 500 corporations."




Benjamin Franklin called traitor for informing people about actions of gov’t

via Like Edward Snowden, Benjamin Franklin Was Called a Traitor For Informing the People About the Actions of its Government.

"In 1773, Benjamin Franklin leaked confidential information by releasing letters written by then Lt. Governor of Massachusetts Thomas Hutchinson and his secretary Andrew Oliver to Thomas Whatley, an assistant to the British prime minister."




Kids hate broccoli

Elizabeth at the dinner table being forced to eat her broccoli: Ugh, can I throw up?

Her mom: Um, no.

Me: [trying not to laugh out loud]

Mom: You’re not helping!