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

Marie150 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:25 PM
How many of these are fraudulent?
JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:29 PM
With the city machines overseeing the process? I am sure they are all on the up and up...like their voting.
melfan Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:50 PM
We know that Ozero is now pushing welfare on illegals (sorry recently given amnesty democrat voters) so a lot of these are people who never paid into a system they now abuse!
melfan Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 3:50 PM
We know that Ozero is now pushing welfare on illegals (sorry recently given amnesty democrat voters) so a lot of these are people who never paid into a system they now abuse!
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...