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One million Americans entered
poverty in the last two months

American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/11/2012 8:21:23 AM

Four more years! Four more years! And we thought last month´s delayed foodstamp data was bad. The just reported foodstamp number for September was a doozy, with 607,544 new Americans becoming eligible for foodstamps, as a record 47.7 million Americans are now living in poverty at least according to the USDA. The monthly increase was the highest since May 2011, and with August´s 421K new impoverished America, over 1 million Americans made the EBT card their new best friend. It is unclear just which atmospheric phenomenon will get the blame for this unprecedented surge in poverty,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 12/11/2012 8:24:12 AM     (No. 9059080)

Obama Depression

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/11/2012 8:56:54 AM     (No. 9059144)

The low information voters that Obama recruited now find that after the election he doesn’t need them or their problems.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2012 9:07:56 AM     (No. 9059170)

Obama needs to remove the US Flag pin and put on a starving person pin!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 12/11/2012 9:10:44 AM     (No. 9059182)

The people who voted for 0bama are more concerned about important stuff like him hanging out with Jay-Z than trivial things like this.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: WAN2, 12/11/2012 9:33:43 AM     (No. 9059223)

Obama´s voting base continues to swell.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: beca, 12/11/2012 9:39:10 AM     (No. 9059236)

ty obama for turning this country into a poverty ridden mess

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lazyman, 12/11/2012 9:59:17 AM     (No. 9059298)

A true one party system is being born. It does work well for the elites in Newark,Detroit, DC....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ishouldknowbetter, 12/11/2012 10:10:46 AM     (No. 9059323)

I live in South Dakota in an area that until yesterday I had assumed was populated by mostly white people. I had stopped for a few items at Wal Mart and had assumed since it was fairly early in the morning on a weekday that it would be smooth sailing through the isles. Was I wrong! The place was packed, and I was definately in the minority race. I asked the cashier why the place was such a zoo today. She responded with disgust that it was EBT card day.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2012 11:18:05 AM     (No. 9059522)

Hey the takers that are forced onto the welfare rolls turn into Dimocrap voters, it´s as simple as that!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/11/2012 11:29:34 AM     (No. 9059560)

Can we also factor in that the definition of "poverty" is so meaningless that 1,000,000 people can enter it without any change in their actual situation?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99, 12/11/2012 1:06:21 PM     (No. 9059815)

Why aren´t those receiving all of these benefits taxed on that income? You can earn $60,000 a year by working hard and support your own family and pay lots of taxes or you can sit at home being a leech and earn the same amount without paying any taxes.

I just shut down half of my business for no other reason than that I´m sick to death of working hard only to have a large chunk of my efforts stolen to support these parasites.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/11/2012 9:59:21 PM     (No. 9060628)

There are those that have been on food assistance for generations and there are the newly impoverished and unemployed or seniors who can´t make ends meet on SS today with increased costs.

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