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The Facts on Food Stamps
“… since President Obama took office, the non-citizenson food stamps has nearly doubled.”
If Every Food Stamp Recipient Voted For Obama, It Would Account For 75% Of His [Re-election] Total
Food Stamp Growth 75X Greater than Job Creation [since January, 2009]
“Unaffected by welfare reform in the 1990s, food stamps is an expensive, old-style entitlement program that discourages work, rewards idleness, and promotes long-term dependence…. under President Obama’s proposed budget, food stamp spending will not return to pre-recession levels when the economy recovers. Instead, it will remain well above historic norms…“
[ASND reminds readers, however, that President Obama has unilaterally (i.e. autocratically) repealed many of the congressionally argued and approved welfare reforms signed into law by President Clinton.]
“A young Michigan woman who recently won $1 million in the state lottery is causing national outrage today as she refuses to stop using her electronic food-stamp card.“
“Some of the record total of 46.3 million recipients of food stamps — a federal welfare program — have traded their benefits at a discount with corrupt retailers to get cash to buy drugs and weapons…“
[Obama’s] USDA Lets Retailers Convicted of Food Stamp Fraud Stay in Food Stamp Program
A nightclub in Montgomery, Ala. is raising eyebrows by hosting a “Food Stamp Friday” party on April 6 that seems to glamorize life on the federal government’s food assistance program.
“While spending on the food stamp program has increased 100 percent under President Barack Obama, the government continues to push more Americans to enroll in the welfare program.“
“The federal government’s major food-assistance program pays out as much as $2.1 billion annually for the purchases of sugar-sweetened drinks, according to a new study.”
Under Obama, Food Stamp Costs Growing Much Faster than Food Stamp Rolls
Obama’s food stamp epidemic
The Food-Stamp Crime Wave
The number of food-stamp recipients has soared to 44 million from 26 million in 2007. Not surprisingly, fraud and abuse are rampant.