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Are Food Stamps Just a Modern Day Soup Kitchen?

RiCkY.D. Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 2:31 PM
Plus, a great deal of those on food stamp assistance and sorry to say mostly blacks that I see in our town are selling their food stamp allowance for actual cash money. They give over their card and or go to the market with the person that they are selling them to and allow the person to spend the allowed amount of stamps, Tax Free, then give them back their card and cash 2 for 1 in most cases. ........... Alot of us complain but they either can not or will not do anything to them for this type of fraud, as a matter of fact it is so widespread now that it is almost common pratice!

Are Food Stamps Just a Modern Day Soup Kitchen? That's the argument being made by liberal economist and New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman, the guy wanted to replace Timothy Geithner as Treasury Secretary.

“We have in some ways made things more civilized, but also more invisible,” Krugman said Friday during an interview with Bill Moyers on “Moyers & Company” on PBS.

“Somebody said that food stamps are the soup kitchens of the modern Depression, that there are a lot of people who would be standing in line to get that soup who...