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

James____Tx Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:20 AM
If wages increase and then prices increase in a equal ratio, is that not a zero sum gain?
James____Tx Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:33 AM
I was trying to keep it basic. I would like TMWP to explain this contradiction in his posting.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:25 AM
It's worse than that. It's a parasites' dream because it raises the barriers of entry. The unions are dying so they are trying to come up with another way to destroy small business.
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...