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FRONT PAGE  |  6/27/2016
TUESDAY, MAR 12, 2013  |  5 comments
46,609,072 People on Food Stamps in 2012; Record 47,791,996 in December

On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture quietly released new statistics related to the food stamps program, officially known as SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). The numbers reveal, in 2012, the food stamps program was the biggest it's ever been, with an average of 46,609,072 people on the program every month of last year. 47,791,996 people were on the program in the month of December 2012.

The federal government also says that in a given month in 2012, the number of households on food stamps was 22,329,713.

The state with the highest average number of participants per month in 2012 was Texas, with an astonishing 4,038,440 folks drawing from the program. The second highest is California, with 3,964,221, and then Florida, at 3,353,064. ...


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Mark M. | in the UAE  Contact via emailFind all comments by Mark M.
If you really do need foodstamps or any other social service, then by all means take it, and don't be ashamed of it. If you were ever a part of the workforce, you paid for it and then some. The problem arises when people who could be working and supporting themselves decide to depend on the governement when they don't need to.

My mom is a widow who was a housewife most of her life, so she lives off of my dad's social security check. The powers that be (I don't even know who they are to be honest) continually try to get her to sign up for foodstamps in addition to the ss benefit she already receives, although she really doesn't need them. Several other older folks, espescially church members seem to be targeted.

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News Item3/12/13 6:44 PM
I.M. Wright | Isles of Langerhans  Find all comments by I.M. Wright
Supermarkets are happy with the increase-more money out there to buy their goods. Farmers are happy with the increase, too---more supermarkets will buy their goods, and the price doesn't matter. Agribusiness probably has lobbyists in DC to best massage this news--that is why it was released "quietly." And good luck in finding the news item in any newspaper or even on the internet.
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News Item3/12/13 3:05 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Remember, more people on government aide, more Union workers have to administrate the program, a win win for the administration.
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jpw  Find all comments by jpw
total dependence
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News Item3/12/13 12:38 AM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
NGO Poverty Plutocrats must be rejoicing. I can only conclude that the gov't *wants* more people on Food Stamps (or more accurately, SNAP EBT Cards), for grant money is available to NGOs for convincing more “poor” people of their eligibility:
www.fns.usda.gov/snap/outreach/grants.htm

BTW, your friends at Rome (or at least, their Baltimore branch) are all for it, like many counterfeit “Protestants”:
www.catholiccharities-md.org/services/snap.html

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