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New American Food-Stamp Plantation is a SNAP

Joanne199 Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 5:01 PM
Always about the "children" with the democrats. Just another of their excuses to take the "underdog" cause The SNAP program has exploded under this president because it's another way for him to get votes. That's a democrat specialty.
lemmi Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 5:24 PM
If they really cared about children they wouldn't abort them and they would do something about the pathetic school system. They only care about themselves

The House Agriculture Committee has reported out its version of a new farm bill that will cut $16.5 billion over 10 years from funding of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), once known as food stamps.

The cuts in the House bill exceed those in the Senate bill by $12 billion.

Sixteen-and-a-half billion dollars over a decade amount to a whopping 2 percent cut in SNAP program expenditures, which last year alone came to $78 billion. At a time when we are running trillion-dollar annual federal budget deficits, it's hard to see a 2 percent cut in any large spending program as...