Special Report: The Bugle Is Sounding

Emergency SNAP assistance (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – “food stamps”) is ending today. That means that lots of our kids are about to go hungry. Like maybe one-meal-per-day-hungry.

Here’s the triple whammy:

  1. The assistance is ending.
  2. Food is very expensive.
  3. Donations of food to food banks are way down. So are monetary contributions.

This is a doomsday scenario for millions of American kids.

You’re going to hear a lot about this because our Congress, in it’s self-serving focus on wealthy people and corporations, decided that March 3 this year is a good day to let our kids go hungry and fall into malnutrition.

Yes, our kids. They’re kids your kids go to school with and play with. They’re your neighbors’ kids. They’re some of the cute faces with unlimited life potential. Except that their potential is about to be starved.

Even if Congress suddenly became charged with an unusual spirit of humanity, they’d take too long to do anything about today’s hungry kids. So, the short term solution is for us to step up, you and I, and be the cavalry charging over the hill, flags waving, bugle sounding.

Here’s a simple 3-step list for how you and I saddle up:

  1. Do a look-up on “food banks near me” (no quotation marks) and pick one.
  2. Load up your car with bags of non-perishable food and deliver the food to the food bank. They will thank you.
  3. While you’re there, write a check to the food bank. They have to buy food for those hungry kids, too, and have to pay the same prices you do.

They need the cash to feed the kids.

Right now is the perfect time to kick your spurs and gallop to the rescue.

And, YES, it’s a great idea to invite friends and family to be part of our cavalry.


  • Our governance and electoral corruption and dysfunction and our ongoing mass murders are all of a piece, all the same problem with the same solution:
  • Fire the bastards!
  • The days are dwindling for us to take action. Get up! Do something to make things better.

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