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Breitbart: More People on Food Stamps Than Populations of 24 States Combined

Marc_H Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 1:05 PM
poor pathetic liberal fools replacing God with goverment never works they think that the people in goverment can be trusted they think that onlve goverment can provide solutions
JRusso Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 1:09 PM
"The thing that has always made the state a hell on earth is that man has tried to make it his heaven." -Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin
Under President Obama the participation rate in the food stamp program has skyrocketed—one in seven Americans now receives food stamps. To keep up with the demands of the burgeoning program, spending has thus “doubled from roughly $39 billion in 2008 to an estimated $85 billion in 2012,” and nearly quadrupled since 2000. According to Heritage, “Today, the food stamps program is one of the largest and the fastest growing of the roughly 80 welfare programs funded by the federal government.” With that said, brace yourself for Breitbart’s findings: “The number of individuals on food stamps now exceeds the...