Bureau of Labor Statistics: The Government Workforce Shed 742,000 Employees Since June 2009. According to Bureau of Labor Statistic's data, the private sector added a total of 5.2 million jobs since June 2009, while public sector employment declined by 740,000. The upward tick in 2010 was due to administrative needs during the Census.
While the right-wing media forward the Republican myth that food stamps encourage a "cycle of dependency," the facts show that the SNAP program stabilizes families who are going through rough periods, and helps move them toward self-sufficiency: http://mm4a.org/Ywtl1H
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Bill O'Reilly tried to reinterpret the Bible for his new book "Killing Jesus." Dr. Marc Lamont Hill wasn't having it.
Fox News president Roger Ailes coordinated a smear campaign targeting Media Matters for America and its founder, David Brock, in response to Media Matters' book critical of Fox News, according to a biography of Ailes scheduled to be released March 19: http://mm4a.org/YjWCzR