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15% of Americans Now Receive Food Stamps

Terence7 Wrote: Apr 07, 2013 5:40 PM
The average wage of lost jobs: $22 hr. The average wage of newly created jobs: $15 hr. Nearly 20% of White males over the age of 18, both in the labor force and not, are unemployed. In fact, the reason the unemployment rate fell was due to people leaving the labor force. It's the economy stupid. It simply isn't working for a large swath of Americans. The underground economy is growing substantially, in no small part to higher tax rates... We also live in the information age. Those who are equipped for this new economy are doing well. Those who are not will continue to suffer.
Petrus64 Wrote: Apr 07, 2013 7:03 PM
Gold is the currency of Kings.
Silver is the currency of Gentlemen.
And bartering the currency of Peasants.

And as Obama destroys more of the Economy for the middle, the peasants will find ways to trade goods and services.

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...