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Sad: More Americans Than Ever Use Food Stamps for Thanksgiving

oldervoter68 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:20 AM
Seems like buggy whip makers adapted the the turn of the 19th century (and buggy makers also). In a dynamic economy, jobs will come, jobs will go. Those that adapt will thrive, those that don't, well............. (Is it really up to the adapters to provide for the non-adapters forever?)

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...