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GOP senator slams USDA for not
answering questions on policies
contributing to record food stamp use

Daily Caller, by Caroline May

Original Article

Posted By:sparky86, 12/11/2012 3:57:42 PM

Following news that participation in the food stamp program hit another record high in September, Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions took to the Senate floor Tuesday to lambast the Department of Agriculture for failing to respond to an oversight request regarding USDA policies that have likely contributed to the expansion of the program. “America is a generous and compassionate nation. We do not want to have people hungry in our country,” Sessions, the Ranking Member on the Senate Budget Committee said.

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At least somebody is asking questions. Jeez.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 12/11/2012 4:00:48 PM     (No. 9060146)

Advertise some more on radio and TV and see many more grifters apply.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 12/11/2012 4:01:56 PM     (No. 9060149)

Those on food stamps should be asking the WH "where are the JOBS", instead of blindly voting.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2012 4:31:11 PM     (No. 9060199)

USDA...OK OK, we made them do it!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gartrell bibberts, 12/11/2012 5:05:14 PM     (No. 9060253)

Once they get on the "dole" - they never come off.

USDA should require each state to take one letter of the alphabet and verify the "qualifications" of recipients in a rolling cycle.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 12/11/2012 5:55:51 PM     (No. 9060327)

Try illegals.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/11/2012 6:29:00 PM     (No. 9060379)

The USA´s newest Olympic ice hockey chant:

EBT! EBT! EBT!

Would be accompanied by dufus looking people waving Obama flags, talking on Obamaphones and wondering where they can vote again for the Awesome One.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 12/11/2012 9:10:50 PM     (No. 9060589)

A nice looking young lady in front me in a check out lane one day was going to be baking cookies, thanks to the taxpayers. It was all I could do to keep my mouth shut to her, but I didn´t to the check out chickie, who just rolled her eyes at me.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: M Stuart, 12/11/2012 11:01:39 PM     (No. 9060698)

Not only are there too many people getting food stamps, but they are getting too much!

A teacher told a family member that she was getting $800 per month food stamps. That is $9600 TAX FREE per year.

The re-selling of the extras is a black market bonanza.

Cut them all in half and phase them out!


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Salt5792, 12/11/2012 11:24:26 PM     (No. 9060718)

And half those food stamp people have gotten obese.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Twiggy, 12/12/2012 2:33:36 AM     (No. 9060823)

Why should our food stamp program have anything to do with Mexico? This is a sham. Let them feed and support their own grifters.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/12/2012 3:59:29 AM     (No. 9060861)

For the 1st time I can recall, The Farm Bill was not renewed. The USDA then went to meet with farmers and lambasted them for whining... and told them their future was to focus on exports not American consumers...

Huh?!!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/12/2012 5:37:36 AM     (No. 9060902)

For the first time ever, our local TV channel is encouraging everyone to sign up for food stamps. Around here, the grifters go to food pantries, then sell their food stamps.

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