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Number of Americans on Food Stamps Hit Another Record High

Joseph64 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:50 PM
Hmmm....unemployment rate goes down, number of people on food stamps goes up. What's wrong with this picture?
lois01 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:55 PM
time for red state dwellers to get off their couches and get some jobs!!!!
Petrus64 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:58 PM
Where do you think unemployment is the lowest, Lo?

Look at California; About 1000 Makers are moving out every week to red states. They're being replaced with Takers, so the net population is staying the same. But we have 12% of the population and well over 30% of the Welfare Takers.

Sure, it's all about the Red States having issues.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 3:59 PM
NY and CA lead the way in TANF cases. Those deadbeats need to get jobs.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:03 PM
crickets, as usual.

Facts runs'em off like bats outta hell.

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.

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