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Sad: More Americans Than Ever Use Food Stamps for Thanksgiving

Petrus64 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:48 PM
Every day? So you're saying let them slip into further depression and learned helplessness. Thank you for the Clarity. Sometimes you are very honest about how you treat the sheeple.

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...