Stimulative Dependence

An old proverb states: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." The evidence continues to accumulate that this proverb has little impact on the Obama/Alinsky Administration and leading Democrats. On August 16, 2011, Obama's Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the following on MSNBC when asked about food stamps and what is being done to help the poor: Well, obviously, it's putting people to work. Which is why we're going to have some interesting things in the course of the forum this morning. Later this morning, we're going have a press conference with Secretary Mavis and Secretary Chu to announce something that's never happened in this country -- something that we think is exciting in terms of job growth. I should point out, when you talk about the SNAP program or the food stamp program, you have to recognize that it's also an economic stimulus. Every dollar of SNAP benefits generates $1.84 in the economy in terms of...(Read Full Post)