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Breitbart: More People on Food Stamps Than Populations of 24 States Combined

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:16 AM
Sure. You guys have tons of predictive power. You predicted rates would rise as a result of the deficit. You predicted inflation would skyrocket as a result of quantitative easing. You predicted England would restore prosperity as a result of government austerity. Heck, you predicted Romney would annihilate Obama as the ballot box. So absolutely, lets tremble and shake in the face of right-wing predictions.
Under President Obama the participation rate in the food stamp program has skyrocketed—one in seven Americans now receives food stamps. To keep up with the demands of the burgeoning program, spending has thus “doubled from roughly $39 billion in 2008 to an estimated $85 billion in 2012,” and nearly quadrupled since 2000. According to Heritage, “Today, the food stamps program is one of the largest and the fastest growing of the roughly 80 welfare programs funded by the federal government.” With that said, brace yourself for Breitbart’s findings: “The number of individuals on food stamps now exceeds the...