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USA becomes Food Stamp Nation but is it sustainable?

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USA becomes Food Stamp Nation but is it sustainable?

Post by worrywart on Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:35 pm

Reuters News By Kristina Cooke | Reuters – Monday, August 22, 2011 12pm


"Despite the bipartisan support for the program in the past, some of the recent political rhetoric has food stamp advocates worried.

Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich last year derided Democrats as "the party of food stamps". And Republican leaders in the House of Representatives propose changing the program so that the funding is through a "block grant" to the states, rather than allowing it to grow automatically when needed due to an emergency, such as a natural disaster or economic crisis."

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Re: USA becomes Food Stamp Nation but is it sustainable?

Post by new_wave_princess on Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:12 pm

One thing stands out on this and it's the employee who works at Wal-Mart. This is the result of giving jobs to overseas workers or bringing in workers here. The fact is this will result in taxes going up. I don't know anymore.
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