• House Passes Farm Bill That Could Mean $20 Billion Cut In SNAP Benefits

    29 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    House farm bill could mean loss in SNAP and school lunches for 265,000 kids
    While we've been distracted by “I don't really care” jackets and migrant kids being detained by the thousands, the House quietly passed a farm bill that will have devastating effects on food stamp recipients and will toughen work requirements for those in need of benefits.
    According to CNBC , in a very narrow 213-211 vote, the $867 billion farm bill was passed by the House, but contains provisions that aren't in the Senate version of the bill, which could become an issue down the road. It has controversial...
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  • Melania Wears ‘I Really Don't Care' Jacket On Trip To Visit Detained Migrant Kids

    Melania Wears ‘I Really Don't Care' Jacket On Trip To Visit Detained Migrant Kids

    29 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Melania Trump trolls us all by using her position of privilege to do a crappy thing
    While boarding a plane en route to Texas before visiting immigrant children being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border, Melania Trump wore a jacket with the words “I Really Don't Care, Do U?” written on the back in bold font.
    Here's the truth about it: it's not insensitive. It's not tone-deaf. It's perfectly calculated and cruel.
    Where to even begin? Honestly. Can we all stop begging the Melanias and the Ivankas of this nightmare of an administration to have a heart now? Because if wearing a literal sandwich...
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