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Sad: More Americans Than Ever Use Food Stamps for Thanksgiving

Kepha Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 7:42 AM
Steve, a lot of people who read Townhall give out of their own pockets, unlike d-rats who cry rivers of tears over the poor and downtrodden, and decide to tax "compassion" out of their neighbors--and create programs in which a huge chunk of the money is used to pay bloated staffs.

Just another one of the myriad blessings many of us can be grateful for this Thursday: a Thanksgiving turkey. A new study from the Sunlight Foundation indicates that, thanks to economic hardship, more Americans than ever will be forced to set their Thanksgiving tables using food stamps -- hardly a budget that allows for an opulant feast on a day centered around dinner.

The Food Stamp Challenge, which challenges higher-income families to live as if they are on food stamps, estimates that a person on food stamps has a budget of about $1.25 per meal. In other...