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New York City Seeks Food Stamp Change

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Friday, October 8, 2010, In : Food 
After several similar attempts in other states, New York City is trying to control what you can't buy with food stamps.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor David Paterson made a joint announcement yesterday that they have petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the right to add sodas, packaged tea drinks, sports drinks, and any other drinks sweetened with sugar (except milk, soy products, and fruit drinks with no added sugar) to the list of things you can't buy with food stamps, s...
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Staten Island Is New Anti-Mexican Battleground

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, August 16, 2010, In : Illegal Immigration 
Forget Arizona--if you want to see real anti-Mexican behavior, the place to go is Port Richmond on New York City's Staten Island.  In the past decade, the Hispanic population there has grown by 40 percent, and that growth has reignited hostilities between blacks and Spanish speaking people.  Mexicans say that they are being targeted by blacks because illegal day laborers head home with cash every day after being paid "under the table".  African Americans contend that it's actually drug abuser...
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Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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