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WASHINGTON -- Gene Alday, a Republican member of the Mississippi state legislature, apologized last week for telling a reporter that all the African-Americans in his hometown of Walls, Mississippi, are unemployed and on food stamps.
"I come from a town where all the blacks are getting food stamps and what I call 'welfare crazy checks,'" Alday said to a reporter for The Clarion-Ledger, a Mississippi newspaper, earlier this month.
So, that happened. This week, the Republican-led House Agriculture Committee began what they termed a "top to bottom" review of the federal food stamp program. In a surprising twist, the committee's new management struck a soft and empathetic tone toward a government program they'd previously demonized.
Listen to this week's "So, That Happened" below:
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Some highlights from this week:
“People who resent this will not be happy until the supplemental nutrition assistance program is changed from SNAP into the beans and rice program, or BARP.” -- Arthur Delaney
Meanwhile, President Barack Obama and Sen.
Leonard Nimoy became famous for a character who was out of this world, but he succumbed to an illness all too common in real life. The respected and revered "Star Trek" actor spent his final year urging people to learn from his mistakes and quit smoking.
Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which he had revealed a year ago.