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15% of Americans Now Receive Food Stamps

rmock Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 12:25 PM
I see the raising of the minimum wage as a means to transfer this obligation from the government to the private sector. I would rather pay 5cents more for a hamburger then have my taxes subsidize these businesses who don't pay their employees enough to buy groceries.

With yesterday’s job report, many are trying to pretend that this is a sign that America is on its way up and out of the recession. Liberals are trying to explain that jobs were added, they somehow forget to include that thousands of people left the job market too. And we are now seeing another sign that perhaps, this Obama economy really isn’t helping the American people all that much. 15% of Americans are now on food stamps! This doesn’t seem like a recovery to me!

The number of Americans on food stamps this January was 1.8% higher than...