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Sad: More Americans Than Ever Use Food Stamps for Thanksgiving

LoneGunman2 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:12 AM
But don't feed the bears in the National Parks because they will become dependent on humans and not learn to fend for themselves!!

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...