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Number of Americans on Food Stamps Hit Another Record High

Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 3:15 PM
wtmoore: We've been fighting a "War on Poverty" since 1965 and are no closer to victory now than we were then. Hell, if Sam and Cump had fought Marse Robert and the Little Creole the way we've fought poverty the CSA would be a going concern right now.

It doesn't look like President Obama will be able to shed his reputation as the food stamp president any time soon. According to new data from the USDA, the number of people on food stamps has hit another all time high of 47,710,324 which is up by 600,000 from August. To be fair, this number is a bit distorted due to disaster relief from Hurricane Sandy.

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A report from the Senate Budget Committee showed last week that the government is spending the cash equivalent of $168 a day...

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