The Facts on Food Stamps

First, it was the Head Start program, now it's the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps. Studies indicate that these programs are, at best, ineffective. Yet, we taxpayers are forced to continue to fund/support them. That SNAP, or food stamps, has expanded under "Dear Leader" Barack Hussein Obama is not debatable. In fact, a report released in September 2012, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) showed that about 45 million individuals are now enrolled in the food stamp program, more than double the number that were enrolled in 2003, when George Walker Bush was president. We taxpayers spent, in FY2012, a record $80.4 billion on SNAP, or food stamps, an increase of $2.7 billion over FY2011. Further, according to Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), food stamp spending has increased by 100 percent during the Obama reign. And, food stamp recipients have increased by an average of 11,133 per day under Obama. So, what? We already knew that. Well, the above...(Read Full Article)

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