Curious Crow

The Bare Minimum

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By Rachel Birdsell Did you know if you’re the breadwinner in a two-person family and you’re working full time and making minimum wage, you’re already earning $50 less than the national poverty level for a 2-person household? If there are three of you in the family, you’re making $4,100 less than the national poverty level….

Hey, Hey Paula

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By Rachel Birdsell Oh, Paula Deen. Bless your buttery little heart. You are getting dropped faster than a hot, flaky biscuit. The Food Network doesn’t want you, nor does Wal-Mart, Caesars or Smithfield Foods. I guess that’s what happens when you say racist things, and then try to turn it around and claim that you’re…

An Invisible Summer

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By Rachel BirdsellLast year in celebration of summer, I wrote a list of things we could do to recapture our childhood. This year, I’m thinking about childhood again because, to me, you can’t have summer without being a kid – at least a kid at heart. If you’re going to suffer through your summer without…