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?’”
Comments: 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.
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???
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.
#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.
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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