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Obamanomics: 173k New Food Stamp Recipients (May), 96k New Jobs (August)

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posted on Sep, 8 2012 @ 12:43 PM
Obamanomics: 173k New Food Stamp Recipients, 96k New Jobs

The 173,000 SNAP number is for May (the latest available accounting)
The 96,000 jobs number is more current for August.
May 2012 jobs were a measly 69,000. (May 2012 jobs)

Ahh yes.

That's the way it works.

The poverty level has gone way up and will get worse.

Is this what people Really want?

Increase the vulnerabilities and decrease the strengths......
That's the "Progressive Plan"

The media makes believe some things are just dandy.

It's like a corrupt media ritual. The moment a Republican enters the Oval Office, America's homeless are suddenly discovered, dragged before news cameras, and used as props to prove how heartless the current administration is. But as soon as a Democrat assumes office, the homeless suddenly disappear; presumably to a place with chocolate rivers and peppermint trees that only Democrat presidents are able to magically manifest as soon as the oath of office is complete.

The media's been even worse with Barack Obama. Not only have the homeless vanished from news coverage, but so have America's poor. But as NBC's David Gregory made clear, if you even try to bring up the record number of food stamp recipients Barack Obama's failed policies have created, you'll be labeled a racist.

Beyond food stamps, by some reports, the poverty level itself is set to explode to record levels in the fall once a new census report is released. But if past is prologue, you can expect the media to smother that news, because over the last few days, the media has smothered this news:
Obamanomics: 173k New Food Stamp Recipients, 96k New Jobs

posted on Sep, 8 2012 @ 12:56 PM
reply to post by xuenchen

It must be what Obama wants.

He has been telling us how things are getting better, so it must be a good thing in his eyes.

posted on Sep, 8 2012 @ 01:56 PM
With food prices rising, and I expect them to get a lot higher this winter, I think we will see more people becoming food stamp recipients in the coming months. Before and after the election, that is. No matter who wins, I feel that we lose.

posted on Sep, 11 2012 @ 02:56 PM
Providing food for people who need it is not a bad thing. It all depends on how the economy can produce enough to pay for it. If more people are getting food stamps it means two things:
1) More people are unable to buy enough food on their own in the open market
2) The economy does not have enough jobs which pay a wage high enough to equal the needed capital a person needs to buy basic necessities on the open market.

This is a bad situation indeed. It is clear that the wage of common workers is too low to match the needs of the profit margin in the sale of goods on the open market. There is also a lack of jobs so people cannot even pay taxes to raise the revenue the government needs to feed them. The situation is more and more messy by the month. The problem of jobs, low wages and needs of the open market to maintain profit margins is something the GOP and libertarians are going to have to bend on.
They complain that the economy is bad due to Obama but do not want the government to do anything to scientifically correct the problem. The contractions of capitalism have become so clear in recent years that I am surprised by both Obama the DNP and the GOP. Everyone in America, from the top to the very bottom, are going to have to pull together in order to prevent people from starving and increase economic production.


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