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The American Welfare State

Flubadub Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 8:07 AM
The answer finally came to me. Everybody needs to go on welfare. So simple and the government can print everybodys money and just send it to them, you don't even have to go pick it up. Please thank B. Hussein O. for this great idea.

Throughout the presidential campaign, Republican candidates pointed to the number of food stamp recipients -- increasing from 33 million people in 2009 to 43 million in 2012 -- as a sign that poverty had skyrocketed under President Obama. But a new study suggests that the reason there has been such an increase in food stamp recipients during the last four years is even more pernicious.

The study's authors, George Mason University's David Armor and Sonia Sousa, argue that the food stamp program can no longer be regarded as an anti-poverty program because nearly half of its recipients are above the...