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Food stamp use reaches another high
in September: 47.7 million participants

Daily Caller, by Caroline May

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Posted By:sparky86, 12/9/2012 3:59:13 PM

Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, reached another high in September, according to new data released by the United Stated Department of Agriculture. The most recent data on SNAP participation were released Friday, and showed that 47,710,324 people were enrolled in the program in September, an increase of 607,559 from the 47,102,765 enrolled in August. The number of households enrolled in the program also increased from 22,684,463 in August to 22,973,698 in September, an increase of 289,235. The average benefit, according to

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For anyone who says Obama is not the Food Stamp President (as Gingrich aptly noted)... just look at the ever-rising, dramatic numbers released by his own administration.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bazi, 12/9/2012 4:06:20 PM     (No. 9056744)

This is what success and the new normal looks like for this administration. ;for the New America.The more people on the take, the better; because they are beholden to their Marxist Messiah.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CzndCitzen, 12/9/2012 4:13:41 PM     (No. 9056749)

Went to Walmart this morning to pick up paper products in bulk and was the only person in my lane not using food stamps... what the heck? The couple in front of me were loading their items into a brand new car with paper tags still on. Really screwed up priorities.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tonyl, 12/9/2012 4:26:22 PM     (No. 9056759)

That´s 47.7 million votes for the dims.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/9/2012 4:28:50 PM     (No. 9056761)

Yeah but I believe most of these new people are imports. they basically shut downt he border patrol and homeland security is recruiting mexicans to come here.has a lot to do with how obama stole the election.

These people need interpreters to take a citizenship test which is absurd in itself.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: texsupreme, 12/9/2012 4:29:16 PM     (No. 9056762)

I wonder what the participation rate would be if they announced that everyone was eligible.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/9/2012 4:29:23 PM     (No. 9056763)

Welcome to the continuing downgrading of America, fondly called "Fundamental Transformation."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ribicon, 12/9/2012 4:54:33 PM     (No. 9056779)

#2 has the same experience as I do; almost no one buys their own food at Walmart. Spiffy new free cellphones and nice cars, though.

MSM style is to describe the takers as "participants." It´s good to participate, isn´t it? Another tag is "people who rely on food stamps"; sure would be heartless to cut them off (and have them buy their own food, instead of spending what would otherwise be their food money on booze, bling, street drugs, and the like).

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Reply 8 - Posted by: reilly, 12/9/2012 5:25:03 PM     (No. 9056809)


Thank these people and our government unions for going broke.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/9/2012 6:02:28 PM     (No. 9056847)

#2 I´ll bet that new car was a GM car? I have seen many shiny new cars around the Section 8 housing areas... all GMs. Is there a new Cars for Moochers program we didn´t hear about?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: veritas, 12/9/2012 6:09:58 PM     (No. 9056853)

"The truth of the matter is that, as I said, we created 4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone. The private sector is doing fine. Where we´re seeing weaknesses... have to do with.... Governors or mayors who are not getting the kind of help that they have in the past from the federal government.... [The policies Republicans are] promoting are basically the kinds of policies that would add weakness to the -- to the economy, would result in further layoffs, would not provide relief in the housing market, and would result, I think most economists estimate, in lower growth and fewer jobs, not more."
~~ Barack Obama

Oh?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 12/9/2012 6:34:11 PM     (No. 9056876)

Panem et circenses. The corn dole + depraved, decadent popular culture. Humanity has been here before. Same manure; different flies. When the disorder is unchecked Nature eventually supplies the remedy of adversity. It would be nice not to have to travel the whole nine yards this ricorso, for when adversity is the mode of rectification, history shows that it is usually prolonged and severe.









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Reply 12 - Posted by: harleynyc, 12/9/2012 6:38:24 PM     (No. 9056879)

How can it be ? Obama says unemployment is way down ! That lying bestid.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: sunnyday, 12/9/2012 7:11:47 PM     (No. 9056912)

This is why I will not give "to those in need". They are living better and higher than those of us who are making it without government assistance.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/9/2012 8:58:21 PM     (No. 9057022)

So he really is the food stamp president!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/10/2012 3:25:41 AM     (No. 9057191)

Since the secretary of something which controls farms says farms are now irrelevant, what good are these food stamps going to be?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/10/2012 4:27:14 AM     (No. 9057227)

Teams are spread accross the nation, signing peeps up for food stamps... college kids all get them, regardless of parents wealth; It´s just another avenue to expedite the financial collapse.

ObamaPhones are advertised on tv here in FL! It´s like when the MSM mentions abuse of one of these programs, Obozo sends his miscreants out to make it worse... just to rub it in.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/10/2012 4:30:23 AM     (No. 9057230)

FYI,,,, the 2,000 peeps that showed up to apply for a free apt. in Ohio Sat. were all women in muslim garb... and late model GM cars lined the roadway.

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