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

HarryReidWhiteAndBlue Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:06 PM
"If it's truth Hairless it's not hate. You may not like it but it's not hate. " It is wrong for the homeful to call the homeless "winos". Sorry.
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:09 PM
The homeless are in that state of being because they have one or more diseases, not because they began life poor....many are college educated. What you do is to keep them in their present condition by enabling them to stay on the government plantation. If you truly cared, you wouldn't be in your line of work....which means there are other devils at work here..
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:49 PM
Henry,

Often times, what keeps them in that "present condition" is a mental health problem. That we are taking mental health patients whose families can't afford private treatment, and forcing them into a cycle of homelessness and incarceration, is not a result of too much government spending "keeping them on the plantation." It's a result of next to no resources devoted to mental health in a multitude of states.

We have tremendous issues in this country when it comes to what we do with our mentally ill, and the fact that many of these people become homeless, illustrates the desperate straits they are in, and the lack of choices and resources available for them.
Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:09 PM
IS it ok for you to disagree with me, and then call me a Conservative or a retard, in your condescending tone of voice, who cares.'

It is what it is, and Obama is Communist, Literally, he won't (hopefully not) be able to implement any more programs, but he has done enough damage already.
AmyDB Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:30 PM
Hairless if they are homeless because of the substance abuse & the substance happens to be wine then why is calling them what they are _BY CHOICE_ hateful?

It's truth, you may not like it but it's still truth.
The fact that it's truth is what rankles you not that it's hateful, cold, or callous.
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...