Something is going terribly wrong.
That was the official figure from 2013.
House Democrats would likely support a bipartisan proposal that would cut food stamps by $9 billion, Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said this week, reports The Hill.
Any signs of the economy getting better clearly aren’t taking into account that the number of people still requiring government assistance to buy food. According to the most recent data, over 47 million U.S. citizens are currently enrolled in the food stamp program.
Last month a temporary glitch in Louisiana’s EBT system allowed some card recipients to shop till they dropped at a number of local Walmarts. That’s right, for several hours the limit on the cards disappeared, letting users buy—steal—anything and as much as they wanted.
Conservative wisdom from a pineapple who lives under the sea.
If you ever needed more evidence that EBT recipients are abusing America’s welfare system, look no further than what’s going on in Sacramento, California.
Costs for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program - SNAP, colloquially known as food stamps - have skyrocketed during the Barack Obama presidency.
Over 47 million people use government assistance to buy food.
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Hopefully very soon we could see some serious legislation on the floor of the House that will combat abuse of the social welfare system.