- The pending House version of the 2012 farm bill reauthorization proposes $16 billion in cuts to the program. The Senate version, passed last month, rejected attempts at vast reform, but cut $4 billion from the program over the next decade — pittance compared to $770 billion the government is the expected to spend on food stamps in that time frame.
- Initial jobless claims grew by 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000 in the week ended July 14, the Labor Department said Thursday. It was the largest weekly gain since April 2011.
- Don’t sweat it America. Obama says “We’ve created 4.3 million jobs over the last…27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone….the private sector is doing fine.”
- Proof that Obama and his Labor Department is feeding the country a load of bull, Obama’s sidekick and the gift that keeps on giving…
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