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New Colorado Law Bans EBT Cards at Strip Clubs, Pot Shops

Posted by in Colorado Politics, Marijuana, Welfare State

CDHS has opposed changes to welfare ATMs in the past but this year came on board after finding about $500,000 a year was withdrawn at locations prohibited by state and federal law — that’s about 1 percent of the total welfare withdrawals.


Christmas Charity–Giving Until it Hurts

Posted by in Charitable Giving, Christmas

To give or not to give, that is the question. If “to give” is the answer, then what should I give, how should I give it, and will it really benefit the recipients?


Colorado Pot Shops: Welfare to “Weedfare”

Posted by in Legalized Marijuana, Legalized Pot, Legalizing Marijuana, Welfare State

During the first month of Colorado’s experiment with legal marijuana, welfare beneficiaries withdrew thousands of dollars in public-assistance cash from ATMs at weed shops, according to records obtained by National Review Online.


Are Leafy Greens the Next Civil Right?

Posted by in Food, Lifestyle, Welfare State

The feel-gooders and foodicrats bemoaning the food desert “crisis” fail to take into account that, even in poverty-plagued, welfare wrecked urban neighborhoods, the free market is at work. If “Whole Foods” really had a viable market in an inner city burg, they would open a store.


Obesity and Massive Food Waste, Courtesy of Big Government

Posted by in Government Dependence, Welfare State

Eating, in the 21st Century, commands a role as American’s favorite recreational sport.


If There’s a Will for Weed, Welfare Will Find a Way

Posted by in Abnormal Psychology, Colorado Politics, Marijuana, mental illness

Because the drug is still illegal at the federal level, most pot shops in Colorado are not taking credit cards or other forms of electronic payment, thanks to the complications that could come from federal authorities tracking down customers and store owners through those transactions. It’s a legal business, but one that’s forced to operate as if it were still partially in the black market.


Colorado Wastes Millions with Bungled Food Stamp Payments

Posted by in Government Dependence, Welfare State

Such is case with Colorado’s food stamp program, which hands out millions of dollars in food aid annually to needy state residents. According to federal documents, Colorado is bungling more food stamp payments than the average state and it costs taxpayers millions each year.


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