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

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:43 AM
It is inherent to your ill-conceived worldview. You have not thought through your assumptions, you have not meshed your platitudes to the facts on the ground, and so you get taken advantage of by politicians who voice your sentiments, and then grind our country into the dust.
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...