Tag Archives: military

“He knew what he signed up for”

Sergeant La David┬áT.┬áJohnson, US ARMY, KIA Perhaps the most unfortunate statement of the man some have dubbed ‘Cinnamon Hitler’. Made to a service wife just widowed, with two young children with a third on the way. Tendered after a dozen days of being MIA on the soldiers, during which he had time to take in […]

Soldiers on food stamps

  For much of the past week, the Internets machines have been all atwitter over the following spectacle. As part of the GOP Congress’ continuing cuts to payments and services for the poor, hundreds of thousands of families (some 48 million Americans) had their SNAP benefits (formerly ‘food stamps’) cut on November 1. Many of […]