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Sad: More Americans Than Ever Use Food Stamps for Thanksgiving

Alvin24 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 9:41 PM
I suggest we give them what they want and allow them to find themselves eating from a pig trough. The GOP can become the Symbol of the city of Atlanta, the Phoenix City. The USA can be the same....but I think we need to let the people have what they want b/c only a hard lesson will bring them to their senses. One cannot reason with an unreasonable person. Give the Deems the keys and when the house burns, the nation will ask Conservatives to rebuild it. I firmly believe that.

Just another one of the myriad blessings many of us can be grateful for this Thursday: a Thanksgiving turkey. A new study from the Sunlight Foundation indicates that, thanks to economic hardship, more Americans than ever will be forced to set their Thanksgiving tables using food stamps -- hardly a budget that allows for an opulant feast on a day centered around dinner.

The Food Stamp Challenge, which challenges higher-income families to live as if they are on food stamps, estimates that a person on food stamps has a budget of about $1.25 per meal. In other...