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Foodstamps Surge to All Time High
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Warner Todd Huston

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/11/2012 9:08:25 AM

The Obama administration has finally released its report on the number of Americans receiving food stamps. This report was released days after the 2012 election, nine days past its traditional release date. The numbers show that Americans on food stamps is at an all time high. Worse, the report shows the highest one month jump ever recorded. You may recall that just before the election, the Obama administration announced that Hurricane Sandy was going to delay the release of October´s jobless numbers. Many watchers of politics were suspicious

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jsanders, 11/11/2012 9:11:09 AM     (No. 9006780)

And who is suprized by this? anyone...anyone...Bueller....Bueller?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 11/11/2012 9:18:29 AM     (No. 9006799)

Yahoo.........."Come & get your FREE stuff".......!!! "Ain´t" America great......?? Use to be, I have to believe it will be again.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/11/2012 9:19:10 AM     (No. 9006800)

I would rather not go on food stamps.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951, 11/11/2012 9:19:27 AM     (No. 9006801)

This would have made no difference. obama is sleazy and there were more than enough bad economic numbers out there that any reasonable person would have voted for anyone else. The American is quite ignorant or they simply do not care about reality.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mrduc, 11/11/2012 9:21:03 AM     (No. 9006808)

Government by Give-Away. 0bama craponomics.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: CEP, 11/11/2012 9:23:25 AM     (No. 9006814)

THey all voted for free stuff what are they going to do when the free stuff isn´t free anymore?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/11/2012 9:34:14 AM     (No. 9006840)

Oh my......Who knew.....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lylacat, 11/11/2012 9:34:27 AM     (No. 9006841)

Food stamps and gun sales are at a all time high since 0bama was reelected.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Salt5792, 11/11/2012 10:05:35 AM     (No. 9006902)

Since food stamps cause obesity, Obamacare will incur addition costs dealing with the resulting health problems.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: angelesgift, 11/11/2012 10:28:06 AM     (No. 9006953)

What a surprise - not. This is why the 47% issue never got any traction. People are not even slightly embarrassed to take from their fellow citizens. Against all logic, reason, and morals (my lazy, alcoholic brother being a prime example) people simple decide that "what´s mine is mine and if you have more, then that´s mine, too".

A woman I worked with up and quit her job, and week later we get her application for food stamps. They ask for the reason someone was terminated, but I don´t believe for a second that it matters if someone quit their job. It probably pays better to not work.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: olcap, 11/11/2012 10:35:14 AM     (No. 9006974)

Yes, I´m certain that NONE of the new food stamp enrollees were just your average former middle class family who have lost employment, have failed to find new employment in months, even years, and finally, as the last straw to feed the family, is forced to make this choice or starve.

Nah, it´s all, 100% freeloaders. Got it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: navybrat, 11/11/2012 10:43:22 AM     (No. 9007001)

Obama is the food stamp president, no matter how much liberals deny and scream when this is stated. It is a fact that is backed up with proof.

Why work when you can have the basics, food stamps, section 8 housing, Obama phones, WIC, free healthcare, unearned income credits. That is enough for some. The problem with the handouts is they are just enough to get by. They are not enough to provide a quality life. They crush initiative and the incentive to achieve and move up in the world. The life long and newly forever recipients think they deserve this and more and want someone to take what others have earned and give it to them, they have a right to it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: trappedinmn, 11/11/2012 10:57:00 AM     (No. 9007029)

So what will happen to the food stamp numbers when all those people get their hours cut as a result of obamacare? what will happen to the number as more and more people lose insurance coverage at work as a result of obamacare? what will happen to the price of obamacare as the medical device tax kicks in and raises the cost of obamacare? What will happen when millions more are added to the obamacare rolls? Obamacare was a brilliant idea- not!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/11/2012 11:04:06 AM     (No. 9007044)

I don´t know what the breaking point is but this can´t go on forever.
It´s getting infuriating just to go grocery shopping because we have to scrimp and save on almost every purchase, while others have a grocery cart piled high and they don´t pay one nickel for any of it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/11/2012 11:10:13 AM     (No. 9007066)

I don´t believe all these food stamp or medicaid people are even Americans.If anybody on this board applied we´d be laughed out of the office.40% of all kids are being born out of wedlock now,that´s the only explanation for this.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Evocatus, 11/11/2012 12:13:12 PM     (No. 9007194)

Food Stamps and the EBT card are MONEY. The voters have been bribed for their vote. It is just that simple.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/11/2012 1:13:48 PM     (No. 9007310)

Vote Democrat.

It´s easier than getting a job.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rakasha, 11/11/2012 1:52:55 PM     (No. 9007371)

A very keen comment at #8.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/11/2012 9:39:54 PM     (No. 9008088)

Many are on food stamps because one person in the house dropped an Anchor baby. We see it all the time-an immigrant with multiple children and the father with a roll of hundred dollar bills from working under the table for cash, driving a new truck.

One American said her disabled daughter with kids by different men receives $800 a month in food stamps. A senior said she received $14.

Who is rewarded here ?

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