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USDA/Mexican consulates to
immigrants: Don’t worry, food
stamps won’t affect citizenship chances

Daily Caller, by Caroline May

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Posted By:donttaxmebro, 2/18/2013 8:46:40 PM

The United States Department of Agriculture has been working to dispel immigrants’ concerns that getting on Food Stamps will harm their chances of becoming U.S. citizens. The USDA addresses those fears in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamp, brochures it distributes to Mexican consulates as part of its “partnership” with the Mexican government “to help educate eligible Mexican nationals living in the United States about available nutrition assistance.” In one portion of the brochure, USDA’s text asks, “If I get on SNAP benefits, will I be a “public charge?’”

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Why is the United States government advertising welfare benefits to non-citizens? This is so insane...We are in debt up to our heads and we are pushing for more people to get in the wagon while the diminishing minority pull. Unreal.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 2/18/2013 8:56:42 PM     (No. 9183917)

Since only right-wing hate mongers think this is a bad thing, the rest of the population that gets their news via the LSM or left wing propaganda machine will never hear about it, or agree with it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 2/18/2013 9:02:09 PM     (No. 9183921)

I have a friend who´s a cashier for a major supermarket chain here in New Jersey.

Food stamps or WIC, Family First, and EBT cards are essentially all the same.

According to my friend, people buy fillets, lobster, king crab legs, and angus beef. Meanwhile, my friend works a full time job for this supermarket chain, and cannot afford to eat that well.

People who have just returned from vacation, pay for their groceries with an EBT card. The market where she works is located in an upscale neighborhood. She said that 90% of their business is made up of the WIC, Family First and EBT cards. Something is very wrong.

As for the illegals, she said that very few speak English, and yet they present their WIC blue print out and pay for their taxpayer funded items with a WIC check. This usually amounts to less than one hundred dollars. She said they pay for the rest of their groceries with cash, to the sum of more than $250.00. If illegals can afford to spend this amount in cash, why do they need taxpayer funded groceries?

Who is responsible for making sure people are not defrauding taxpayers???

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/18/2013 9:12:39 PM     (No. 9183938)

And citizens who temporarily fall on hard times do not get any (or very little) assistance even when they are desperate. Only illegals and professional scammers get the most help.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 2/18/2013 9:14:12 PM     (No. 9183943)

My daughter, with two degrees, is working as a bank teller. And as such, makes too much for food stamps. But she has people come in on welfare asking for car loans.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/18/2013 9:31:49 PM     (No. 9183958)

Sometimes a woman on WIC gets more milk and baby food than she can possibly use. She sells what her own child can´t use. Then, when her own child ages out, she got pregnant with another, so she could keep the WIC gravy train, and whatever other benefits, coming.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jonr, 2/18/2013 10:02:12 PM     (No. 9183996)

Absolute madness! Self-destructive madness! All brought to you by the 535 idiots in Washington!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dolphin, 2/18/2013 10:04:32 PM     (No. 9183997)

Overwhelm the system. Economic terrorism.

What are we going to do? Our country is being taken over.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/18/2013 10:39:55 PM     (No. 9184037)

Cut the food stamps and other freebies and that´s when the burning and rioting starts. Perhaps that´s why the DHS is stocking up.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/18/2013 11:45:19 PM     (No. 9184135)

# 2 they can only buy luxury items like that if they are uncooked.

Citizen child translation: Anchor baby aka
gold card. Then everybody in the household is eligible.

If you have not read the food assistance app online for your state, you are missing out.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/19/2013 1:28:34 AM     (No. 9184200)

I think it´s called selling out the country.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/19/2013 2:34:57 AM     (No. 9184232)

#2 A dear friend longtime supermarket grocery manager in the Texas panhandle and she sees the same every day. For so many folks who can´t speak anything but Spanish they sure know how to wrangle every possible penny from any free program.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/19/2013 4:18:34 AM     (No. 9184258)

If you think welfare doesn´t cost taxpayers much, wait until they get citizenship and bring all their relatives in to join the welfare parade.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/19/2013 4:42:21 AM     (No. 9184266)

Government benefits aren´t meant for Caucasians.Because of white privledge,you should be able to make it on your own. there´s a sizable movement in colleges now to shame white people because of their race and having a leg up on their competition.

The left has spent trillions of dollars trying to equalize things and it simply hasn´t worked.Poverty and hunger are as bad as ever even with the government begging people to get "nutrition" assistance. Of course those nutritious foods include fried chicken and cheetos.

If the left was really serious about obesity,they would ban certain foods from the food stamp parade.Their war on obesity really is a lead up to the government taking over the food supply.

Then they always throw the red herring out there,blaming poverty obesity to the lack of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Food,clothing and shelter are the 3 basic necessities of life. When the government fills those needs,it kills the ambition of the recipients and makes them happy being government dependents.You only obligation is to vote every 2 or 4 years.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: texsupreme, 2/19/2013 10:30:30 AM     (No. 9184702)

Here in Texas, I saw a notice on a Walmart gas pump that said that EBT cards were accepted....for gasoline!!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 2/19/2013 3:26:18 PM     (No. 9185302)

Real nice.
We are going to let a bunch of ppl who can´t manage to support themselves become a citizen so they can bleed the State dry.

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