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rich folks using food stamps to buy filet mignon!!!

some interesting articles from around the web

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2011/12/15/143786950/when-the-formerly-rich-need-help-buying-food

County Administrator Dave Gully says the county’s Human Services employees were upset because they recently were required to issue $500 a month in food stamps to a person who has lost their job, but has $80,000 in the bank, lives in a $300,000 house that is paid off, and drives a new Mercedes.   The family qualifies under a special federal category called “Categorical Eligibility,

http://ulocal.wlwt.com/service/displayDiscussionThreads.kickAction?w=223314&as=62688&d=185671

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 24, 2013 in economy, trends

 

pollo tropical

Pollo Tropical (lit. Tropical Chicken in English) is a restaurant chain specializing in the cuisine of the Caribbean.

The restaurant chain is best known for its marinated and grilled chicken served with black beans and rice.

The unique restaurant concept is known for its fresh, never frozen, open flame grilled chicken, marinated in a proprietary blend of tropical fruit juices and spices, as well as authentic “made from scratch” side dishes.

El Pollo Loco 

is a similar grilled chicken franchise based on mexican cuisine,

 
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Posted by on November 23, 2013 in food, trends

 

earth is a pale blue dot…

The great Carl Sagan puts things in perspective …

 
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Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Slow Down and Smell the Roses, think

 

Breaking BAD

Some call it the greatest TV show ever.

But by any standards, this is one of the top 5 tv shows of all times around the globe,

here is the wiki for this show

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaking_Bad

here is an imdb link..

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0903747/?ref_=nv_sr_1

The great academy award winner actor Anthony Hopkins was so impressed by the show that he wrote a wonderful fan letter.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/14/anthony-hopkins-breaking-bad-letter_n_4098441.html

 

 

 
 
 
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