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CBO: Food Stamp Rolls Estimated to Hit Historic High

Loiso12013 Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 9:23 PM
the poorest are the poorest they've ever been. The rich are the richest we've ever seen. Obviously - the poor people are the problem.
BudWiser Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 9:29 PM
the rich have gotten richer under Obama, and the poor have gotten poorer with him.

Right now, "rich" farmers who are already recieving hude taxpayer subsidies, are being rewarded with just a cr apload of money to lease their land to Tax Credit Farms....I mean , windmill farms
Uber Dave Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 9:28 PM
When an over weight chick buys a slurpee with an EBT card, she ain't poor of anything but motivation and pride...
Dregs_are_Commies Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 9:27 PM
Your rich, cough it it up beech!

There are more Americans today collecting food stamps than ever before, and that number is expected to rise steadily for the rest of the year, according to the CBO. The Wall Street Journal reports:

The financial crisis is over and the recession ended in 2009. But one of the federal government's biggest social welfare programs, which expanded when the economy convulsed, isn't shrinking back alongside the recovery.

Enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, as the modern-day food-stamp benefit is known, has soared 70% since 2008 to a record 47.8 million as of December 2012. Congressional budget...