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President Signs Executive Order Mandating Poor People Work or Lose ‘Welfare’


Without much fanfare (totally apropos, given what’s been happening in the world of the White House in the last 72 hours), President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that will force recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, Medicaid and low-income housing subsidies to find work or lose their assistance.

Trump quietly signed the long-anticipated order, oddly named “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility.” Given that many government agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, have already begun issuing waivers to Republican governors who want to impose stricter work requirements on Medicaid recipients to cut costs, it will not make much of an impact, according to the New York Times.

The fact remains that most able-bodied adults who receive federal aid in the form of subsidized health care or housing already work—but are still unable to make ends meet; others receive exemptions for legitimate reasons.

Trump also reportedly wants to change the word “welfare” to include not only cash payments but also food and medical benefits (SNAP and Medicaid).

Or he just doesn’t give AF. And I quote: “Mr. Trump, several aides said, is unconcerned—or perhaps even unaware—of the distinction between cash assistance and other safety-net programs … he calls them all welfare.”

President Trump has no clue of how average Americans live, nor is he privy or empathetic to the everyday challenges of an average family. For those who have been riding the system for years, the president’s goal is to trim the fat, cut the gravy and stop the train.

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Phil Murphy is dragging them out!!!


PARAMUS, N.J. – Former President Bill Clinton will be in Paramus Today.

Clinton will be campaigning for Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee for New Jersey governor, at a get-out-the-vote rally at the electrician union’s local headquarters.

Last week Former VP Joe Biden stomped the campaign trail as well as former President Barack Obama.

Clinton is slated to speak at 5 p.m. at the IBEW Local 164 headquarters on West Century Road.

Murphy is facing Republican nominee Kim Guadagno, New Jersey’s current lieutenant governor, in the Nov. 7 election.

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OJ Simpson Granted Parole


After nearly nine years in prison, O.J. Simpson was granted his freedom today by four members of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners and will leave prison on or after Oct. 1.

The Hall of Famer reacted emotionally and with a smile as each of the four delivered their votes on whether he should be freed after serving nearly nine years of a nine-to-33-year sentence for 12 convictions, including kidnapping and armed robbery, stemming from a 2007 sting operation in which he tried to recover sports memorabilia from two collectors.

Simpson said “Thank you” graciously as he stood to return to his cell.

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Tulsa Cop Who Shot Terence Crutcher Found Not Guilty


Betty Shelby, the former Tulsa, Oklahoma cop who shot unarmed motorist Terence Crutcher during a traffic encounter, has been acquitted of manslaughter.

“I feared for my life,” she told a Tulsa jury on Monday.

The jury never got a chance to hear a comment made by Shelby’s husband, Officer David Shelby, calling Crutcher “a bad dude,” as he hovered in a helicopter over the scene.

Crutcher’s death touched off massive protests by Black Lives Matter and others around the country.

Video footage released by police showed Crutcher walking slowly toward his SUV while officers yelled orders at him to stop.

Shelby fired the shot that killed Crutcher without provocation as he stood outside his truck.

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We’re Not Airing “Live” Tonight But Your Conversations Can Go On!


Hey Conversationers,

Although there is “No Live Show” tonight you can keep the conversation going regarding today’s event, one being the passing of Charlie Murphy. The news of his passing broke my heart. His memory will be forever etched with laughter, for he was one of a kind.

Tune in next week, for our special guest R&B crooner Freddie Jackson. See you all then, have a wonderful week and an awesome holiday weekend.