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Originally posted by sean
Two billion dollars is chump change compared to the money blown everyday on stupid stuff. Hell the federal reserve lost trillions and don't even know where it went. Next time your staving to death show up at the white house for dinner they got lots of food.
Too bad for your kids and grand kids...
You just stuck them royally with debt that will never be able to pay...right?
Yes, you got flags and stars...but at what cost?
Stop assuming that all food stamp recipients are these low lifes who just want to live and die on the system.
These women who have children solely for the free-ride.... that is who I am talking about.
Are all social program recipients like this? NO!!!!
I am simply attacking this known type of abuse that I have witnessed first-hand. You tell me how this is prejudice or hate. This type of abuse is real.
Originally posted by neo96
reply to post by jam321
Main reason I am no longer a Republican. And from what I see their hatred is only growing.
Really just because a program get's cut mans they 'hate' people ?
People really need to grasp the fact that throwing money at them doesn't mean they care especially when one read stuff like this:
Food stamps and Medicaid make up a large--and growing--chunk of the more than 100 million recipients. "Among the major means tested welfare programs, since 2000 Medicaid has increased from 34 million people to 54 million in 2011 and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) from 17 million to 45 million in 2011," says the Senate Budget Committee. "Spending on food stamps alone is projected to reach $800 billion over the next decade."
800 billion over the next decade, 45 million Americans on Snap.
Originally posted by 0zzymand0s
reply to post by Kgnow
Your user name is a misnomer.
You can work 40 hours a week at minimum wage and still qualify for food stamps. Who knew?
See also: Tens of millions of people who HAD good jobs before 2001, who lost them through political maneuvering and globalization, who haven't "pumped out the babies" or whatever Reagan-Era saw you are jigging on, and so on.
We spend 700 billion a year on a military to maintain our globalist hegemony, and the "intelligence" to keep the suckers guessin' and your answer is "let poor people work at McDonalds!"
Newsflash: Most of the poor on SNAP have jobs. Look it up.
When I read this article earlier today I was outraged. I joke and call Obama, King O and Michelle Queen B, but this is too much. While denying children access to the Palace, ooops the White House, and blaming it on the Sequester The King and Queen and the royal children take wonderful trips to far off lands. (Queen B said it was good to be home in Ireland...anything we don't know) Now the USDA has chosen to finance housing on Martha's Vineyard (isn't this a get away for the rich and celebrities) one of the favorite vacation spots of the Obama Clan,
When Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke heralded a likely end to the lax policy of bond buying and stimulus spending, Wall Street traders were quick to see stock value losses across the board.
Originally posted by Eldensword
LOL - "I KNOW people on these programs and it's all that gets them one month to the next right now" ...Key words "right now" but literal translation: "Perminently" because PEOPLE NEED TO GET THEIR EFFING FOOD THROUGH THEIR OWN EFFING EFFORT. Screw the GOP, yes, mostly screw the DEMS and libs and all of you groups of cardboard cutout losers waiting for your King to throw his scraps to you. Screw all that can't CHANGE THEIR GD SITUATION and get their food. It can be done, there IS opportunity EVERYWHERE, period.
Originally posted by EViLKoNCEPTz
reply to post by OptimusSubprime
The states do handle SNAP/WIC/Cash Assistance at the individual level. 5he federal government just allots the funding to each state. The state chooses who gets benefits, how much they get and how long they get them.