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Candy, Cars, and Clothes: Rep. Dan Kildee @RepDanKildee Follow 51 cents to spare. Hardest shopping trip in memory. Two small bags of groceries, not a lot of food. #SNAPchallenge pic.twitter.com/3k4lkmiugy 12:16 PM 12 Jun 2013 27 RETWEETS 6 FAVORITES coffee juices candy tea ue powder drinks jams/jellies 49 candy amey-winehouse: fuck-me-barnes: carmanitaknits: wagrobanite: think-progress: Members of Congress are living off food stamps for a week to protest Republican cuts. It’s a challenge for them, but GOP cuts would hurt millions of everyday Americans.  Why does this not have more publicity. This needs it! I want a reality tv show where politicians have to live in poverty for a month. They have to live in Government housing, shop with food stamps, and get only a limited amount of money for clothes. Because here, they still have all their trappings, lilke nice cars and thousand dollar suits. I want them in Walmart jeans trying to determine if they can afford a carton of milk.  Give them a full calendar year. I want to see them confident in January, and sometime around June choking back tears at the Safeway because they are tired, so tired, of eating 25 cent cup noodles, eyeing other peoples’ full grocery carts with a dull bewilderment. Let me see them despair because they have a persistent nagging cough that won’t go away and might be turning into pneumonia but the minute clinic is $60, which might as well be as six million dollars, either way they ain’t got it to spare - and that doesn’t count the cost of prescriptions. Let me hear them tell people about the muscle cramps they get at night due to eating non-nutritious garbage for months, the weakness from persistent hunger. Let them know the shame and frustration of only owning one pair of cheap polyester pants for work and one pair of thrift-store jeans, and both persistently have ripped crotches and seams coming undone, no matter how many times they get sewn back up.Let the women know the particular sort of despair that comes once a month when you can’t afford even the cheapest pads or tampons.Let them understand the frustration of being charged a $35 fee for a $2 overdraft. Let them watch as the bank holds charges from different days in “pending” till they all come through on the same day, and the bank charges them four times for a single overdraft because “the charges all cleared at the same time”. I want them to know the particular pain of having to decide between food for the week, or transportation costs to and from work. You can’t have both. Choose wisely.You do not truly understand poverty until you’ve lived it and a month isn’t enough to encompass it. Not even close. ^^^
Candy, Cars, and Clothes: Rep. Dan Kildee
 @RepDanKildee
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 51 cents to spare. Hardest shopping trip in memory. Two
 small bags of groceries, not a lot of food. #SNAPchallenge
 pic.twitter.com/3k4lkmiugy
 12:16 PM 12 Jun 2013
 27 RETWEETS 6 FAVORITES

 coffee
 juices
 candy
 tea
 ue
 powder drinks jams/jellies
 49
 candy
amey-winehouse:
fuck-me-barnes:

carmanitaknits:

wagrobanite:

think-progress:

Members of Congress are living off food stamps for a week to protest Republican cuts. It’s a challenge for them, but GOP cuts would hurt millions of everyday Americans. 

Why does this not have more publicity. This needs it!

I want a reality tv show where politicians have to live in poverty for a month. They have to live in Government housing, shop with food stamps, and get only a limited amount of money for clothes. Because here, they still have all their trappings, lilke nice cars and thousand dollar suits. I want them in Walmart jeans trying to determine if they can afford a carton of milk. 

Give them a full calendar year. I want to see them confident in January, and sometime around June choking back tears at the Safeway because they are tired, so tired, of eating 25 cent cup noodles, eyeing other peoples’ full grocery carts with a dull bewilderment. Let me see them despair because they have a persistent nagging cough that won’t go away and might be turning into pneumonia but the minute clinic is $60, which might as well be as six million dollars, either way they ain’t got it to spare - and that doesn’t count the cost of prescriptions. Let me hear them tell people about the muscle cramps they get at night due to eating non-nutritious garbage for months, the weakness from persistent hunger. Let them know the shame and frustration of only owning one pair of cheap polyester pants for work and one pair of thrift-store jeans, and both persistently have ripped crotches and seams coming undone, no matter how many times they get sewn back up.Let the women know the particular sort of despair that comes once a month when you can’t afford even the cheapest pads or tampons.Let them understand the frustration of being charged a $35 fee for a $2 overdraft. Let them watch as the bank holds charges from different days in “pending” till they all come through on the same day, and the bank charges them four times for a single overdraft because “the charges all cleared at the same time”. I want them to know the particular pain of having to decide between food for the week, or transportation costs to and from work. You can’t have both. Choose wisely.You do not truly understand poverty until you’ve lived it and a month isn’t enough to encompass it. Not even close.

^^^

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Dope, Food, and Fucking: hipsterkittypostingteenybopper Re: Purge. If everything was legal for like twenty-four hours I'd start a communal garden. This is barely even hyperbole. I would legit start a communal garden with whoever wanted to join me. I think that would be fucking dope. derinthemadscientist Rewrite of The Purge where, for 24 hours, people hurriedly complete all those renovations and projects that the council forbids. Helen, leader of the PTA, laughs maniacally as she tears grass from her lawn with a pitchfork, her thirteen- year-old daughter Emily's arms red with mud as she wades through the carnage, planting thyme. Jack and Mitch have left their friendly smiles behind at the RSL; today their faces show only grim determination as they methodically shovel gravel into potholes and pour bitumen. The local biker gang, gathered on the corner, are the most rambunctious of the mischief-makers, whooping and hollering as nail guns are driven into plywood, assembling miniature by-the-road shelters for the homeless to rest on cold nights. Their noise covers the sounds of Katy and Sam moving from street to street with their trolleys, picking up unsold or unwanted food from houses and restaurants to give to the hungry without fear of taxation or food safety reprisals. They're young, and still scared of being caught But there's no one to catch them. Not tonight dreamerinsilico ...You know you live in a dystopian capitalist hellscape when.... The Purge: Maybe we are good people
Dope, Food, and Fucking: hipsterkittypostingteenybopper
 Re: Purge.
 If everything was legal for like twenty-four hours I'd start a communal garden.
 This is barely even hyperbole.
 I would legit start a communal garden with whoever wanted to join me.
 I think that would be fucking dope.
 derinthemadscientist
 Rewrite of The Purge where, for 24 hours, people hurriedly complete all those
 renovations and projects that the council forbids. Helen, leader of the PTA,
 laughs maniacally as she tears grass from her lawn with a pitchfork, her thirteen-
 year-old daughter Emily's arms red with mud as she wades through the carnage,
 planting thyme. Jack and Mitch have left their friendly smiles behind at the RSL;
 today their faces show only grim determination as they methodically shovel
 gravel into potholes and pour bitumen. The local biker gang, gathered on the
 corner, are the most rambunctious of the mischief-makers, whooping and
 hollering as nail guns are driven into plywood, assembling miniature by-the-road
 shelters for the homeless to rest on cold nights. Their noise covers the sounds of
 Katy and Sam moving from street to street with their trolleys, picking up unsold
 or unwanted food from houses and restaurants to give to the hungry without fear
 of taxation or food safety reprisals. They're young, and still scared of being
 caught
 But there's no one to catch them. Not tonight
 dreamerinsilico
 ...You know you live in a dystopian capitalist hellscape when....
The Purge: Maybe we are good people

The Purge: Maybe we are good people

Apple, Cars, and Driving: DID YOU KNOW THAT BY 2040 MARS COULD BE COLONISED, BY US, WITHACITY? TH E F U T U RE ACCORDING TO LON MUS Read on to discover some of the most out-there predictions made by the tech pioneer 2024 2018 Humans will fly into space by reusable rockets in 2015, Musk announced on The Late Show that i company Spacex soon lonch eusoble rockets Artificial Intelligence (A.I) will pose a real threat to the human race n on interview with Edge.org in 201%, Musk soid 2025 Tesla will be as valuable as Apple Elon Musk made o bold claim in 2015 againat the own motor compony Teslo Inel et Appe Humans will set foot on Mars in only a handitul of yeas, Ms hes predicted hat me ill be oble to send people to Mars for the 2027 More than half of all new vehicles will be electric Within the nest 10 years, the tech guru predicts thot more then half of new US vehicles will be fully lectrie, and in the same timefrome, complesly 2033 Solar will become the main source of power solved lechnicol ies eeded to moke sell driving cos e reality The only thing stonding in the way hat solor would become te plurality of power win 20 eas and will beat eveything 2037 Cars will no longer have steering wheels in them As predeted indefinite "to of autono We will colonise Mars with a city Citing the short iespan and sceesses of Sp Musk stoted thet by the time is company has ษ.led he " ts to hos cremel citu ontheGod she olso " sted thot ขาย for @ 20%0 A.l. will completely surpass humans None to dompen his fears obout an 2060 A million people will live on Mars o leet of ssnger shipe provided by Spo HOW MANY OF THESE PREDICTIONS WILL BECOME A REALITY IN YOUR LIFETIME? RS The future according to elon musk
Apple, Cars, and Driving: DID YOU KNOW THAT BY 2040 MARS COULD
 BE COLONISED, BY US, WITHACITY?
 TH E
 F U T U RE
 ACCORDING TO
 LON MUS
 Read on to discover some
 of the most out-there
 predictions made by the
 tech pioneer
 2024
 2018
 Humans will fly into space
 by reusable rockets
 in 2015, Musk announced on The Late Show that i
 company Spacex soon lonch eusoble rockets
 Artificial Intelligence (A.I)
 will pose a real threat to
 the human race
 n on interview with Edge.org in 201%, Musk soid
 2025
 Tesla will be as valuable
 as Apple
 Elon Musk made o bold claim in 2015 againat the
 own motor compony Teslo Inel et Appe
 Humans will set foot
 on Mars
 in only a handitul of yeas, Ms hes predicted hat
 me ill be oble to send people to Mars for the
 2027
 More than half of all new
 vehicles will be electric
 Within the nest 10 years, the tech guru predicts thot
 more then half of new US vehicles will be fully
 lectrie, and in the same timefrome, complesly
 2033
 Solar will become the main
 source of power
 solved lechnicol ies eeded to moke sell driving
 cos e reality The only thing stonding in the way
 hat solor would become te plurality of power
 win 20 eas and will beat eveything
 2037
 Cars will no longer have
 steering wheels in them
 As predeted indefinite "to of autono
 We will colonise Mars with
 a city
 Citing the short iespan and sceesses of Sp
 Musk stoted thet by the time is company has
 ษ.led he " ts to hos cremel citu ontheGod
 she olso "
 sted thot ขาย
 for @
 20%0
 A.l. will completely
 surpass humans
 None to dompen his fears obout an
 2060
 A million people will live
 on Mars
 o leet of ssnger shipe provided by Spo
 HOW MANY OF THESE PREDICTIONS WILL
 BECOME A REALITY IN YOUR LIFETIME?
 RS
The future according to elon musk

The future according to elon musk