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Number of Americans on Food Stamps Hit Another Record High

dschechinger Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 11:46 AM
Is this really welfare cheaters or just plain old crony capitalism to the food industry? We're running out of native citizens in US (declining birth rates) to give this stuff to?
Mommybear513 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 3:17 PM
Capitalism at it's very worst, my freind. The almighty Dollar has ruined the true charities that feed the people, the churches that give more than just the food needed by families. They also provide Soap, housing assistance, cash to prevent utility cut-offs and Oh, yeah.....Spiritual Guidance that you cant get from the gov't.....
Totes Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 12:05 PM
I must agree with your opinion. It is crony captialism. The food insustry is booming including wallmart who was one of the largest financial contributor to the Democratic Party.

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.


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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