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New American Food-Stamp Plantation is a SNAP

tuttletacoma Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 11:09 AM
one local fast food joint where you can buy a ready made pizza that you take home and cook in your own oven advertises they accept food stamp credit cards hardly the stuff that is supposed to be nutritional food
oldnjal Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 11:26 AM
Actually, Pizza is quite healthy, with the cheese and tomato, but I agree that the desire to profit will always be the motive, and people are gifted at jumping on a gravy train.
While it will forever be true that 'There is no free lunch', the liars can easily persuade people to be parasites on the productive.
Nice of the hard workers, able to find a job, to buy pizza for people that may be desperate of criminal. Stopping the one who thinks parasitism is their right should be Obama's real class warfare. He is on the parasites' side.

The House Agriculture Committee has reported out its version of a new farm bill that will cut $16.5 billion over 10 years from funding of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), once known as food stamps.

The cuts in the House bill exceed those in the Senate bill by $12 billion.

Sixteen-and-a-half billion dollars over a decade amount to a whopping 2 percent cut in SNAP program expenditures, which last year alone came to $78 billion. At a time when we are running trillion-dollar annual federal budget deficits, it's hard to see a 2 percent cut in any large spending program as...