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Sad: More Americans Than Ever Use Food Stamps for Thanksgiving

B1RD Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:32 PM
Darn it! I gave my food stamps away last night! I thought we weren't going to celebrate Thanksgiving! You know we are not a Christian Nation. But we are a Muslim Nation! So, it is said, So it is written! Hail Obama, King!
B1RD Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:35 PM
Okay, my travels have made me tired and my humor is off the chain!

This is a very serious and deadly situation. Even my youngest son is on food stamps. He just got out of the Army after serving 2 tours in Iraq and cannot find work! He and his wife have 4 children and I just got laid off out of the oil and gas industry!

Yep, maybe my humor is misplaced but it's my way of dealing! Please forgive my posted!
B1RD Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:36 PM
Thanks Mr. Obama!

Transforming America one Patriot at a time!
mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:38 PM
And....If OBama knew anything about how to run a country or a business maybe we would have job growth. Your king is trying his best to destroy the private sector, which is where the jobs are.
Dot32 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 9:32 PM
AND why is your son unable to find work? Is it because somebody has run the economy straight into the ground? He should have a job, but someone has made that harder and harder to come by. So sad!

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...