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Food Stamps: Policy or Political Payoff

Aggie9595 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 9:13 AM
uncontested ....funny ..... I worked in our school system for close to 15 years get breakfast lunch and in our school about 200 of them were served dinner at school ....some of those kids spent 10 hours at school ...usually dropped off by folks in P.J. s and picked up by folks in P.J.'s

In an early strategic preparation for the struggle to avoid the fiscal cliff, the president and several Democratic luminaries decided to redefine as essential several entitlement programs. In an old fashioned way of manipulating the public, they began to redefine commonly held beliefs. In the interest of time, we will share only one example.

Last December, Newark Mayor Cory Booker spent a much-publicized week trying to live the life of a food stamp recipient. And after a nationwide media tour, we learned many valuable lessons. First of all, we learned that giving up your daily Starbucks causes headaches, and leftovers are...