Happy (Single) Mother’s Day!

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

Mother’s day is a very special day for many of us. Moms play an important role that brings them near and dear to the hearts of many people. Single mothers, however, are often underappreciated by society at large. We have groups portraying single mothers as ‘subhuman’ when compared to their married counterparts and should be… Read more »

Alabama: Medicaid or Education?

Last updated: May 8, 2012 by

The State of Alabama is facing a grave dilemma: will it cut money from its Medicaid program in order to fund education, or will the state’s educational wellbeing suffer in order to keep Medicaid alive? Or will Alabama’s leaders find some way out of this problem without crippling one program or the other? Baptist Health… Read more »

Romney and Obama on their Economic Plans for America

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

Now that Santorum’s out of the picture, Romney’s more or less a shoo-in for the Republican presidential candidate. But do you even know the plans these two have laid out for our economic future1 – specifically the federal programs that directly affect single parents? The two most noticeable differences between Romney and Obama’s economic proposals… Read more »

Axing Food Stamps a “Reverse-Robin Hood” Decision

Last updated: May 2, 2012 by

Food stamps are one of the few safety nets that help Americans put food on their table when jobs and money are scarce. With one in five Americans depending on food stamps, it is easy to see how much strain it puts on the economic reserves of our country. But axing food stamps is not… Read more »