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

rigby4 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 1:00 PM
I just love all these well healed socialists. If you are so determined to stress the wealth around why don't they first spread their wealth around. Find some efficient charities and give it all to them. Set an example before you talk to me.
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...