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DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should People On Food Stamps Be Required To Work For Benefits?

Federal lawmakers are discussing legislation that would chop $40 billion dollars from the food stamp program over the next 10 years. The GOP wants to give states the power to make people work for benefits. Should the government require people to work for food stamps?

09/17/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Do Other Countries Have The Obligation To Turn Fugitive Edward Snowden Over To The US?

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is on the move. He’s the guy wanted by the US for telling all about the government’s super secret surveillance programs. China let Snowden leave. He’s in Russia now. Do other countries have the obligation to turn Snowden over to the US?

06/24/2013

(Photo courtesy: U.S. Social Security Administration)

What Women Need To Know About Social Security

Women represent almost 56% percent of all Social Security beneficiaries age 62 and older and approximately 68% of all beneficiaries age 85 and older.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

A surveillance camera (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

iPhone (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Big W)

Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Judge: FBI ‘Has Gotten Away With Murder’ In Bulger Case

A judge hearing the case against the government by families of two Whitey Bulger victims says the FBI “has gotten away with murder.”

10/07/2011

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Keller @ Large: The Looming Disaster Of Government, Trust & The Debt Ceiling

Political Editor Jon Keller explains why 3 in 4 Americans don’t want to raise the debt ceiling, despite the possibility of dire consequences.

07/12/2011

Gavel

Cambridge Man Sues Government Over Wikileaks Laptop Seizure

An outspoken advocate for an Army private accused of funneling classified documents to Wikileaks filed suit Friday, claiming federal agents illegally seized confidential information from him at a Chicago airport.

05/13/2011

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Government Shutdown Averted, MA Congressman Says Cost Too High

A last-minute budget deal forged amid bluster and tough bargaining averted an embarrassing federal shutdown, cut billions in spending and provided the first major test of the divided government that voters ushered in five months ago.

04/09/2011

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