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Number of Americans on Food Stamps Hit Another Record High

beowulfe Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 9:27 AM
A recent study found that a single mother was better off working at a job only earning $29,000 and collecting the various welfare benefits than working at a very good job earning $69,000. The welfare state is destroying this once-great nation.

It doesn't look like President Obama will be able to shed his reputation as the food stamp president any time soon. According to new data from the USDA, the number of people on food stamps has hit another all time high of 47,710,324 which is up by 600,000 from August. To be fair, this number is a bit distorted due to disaster relief from Hurricane Sandy.

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A report from the Senate Budget Committee showed last week that the government is spending the cash equivalent of $168 a day...

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