Thank you for your responses. It is quite obvious to me the food stamps program is out of control. I will start writing to as many elected critters as possible. Not that it will do much good, but it is better than keeping silent.
What I do not understand is how do people who can barely speak English get on such welfare programs. I am certain the welfare office does not check their legal status.
Now I have to sit down and prepare my tax return. I know now exactly where my tax money will go.
We got the last paperwork for our tax return today, so that will get started on Monday. Frickin moochers.
One is bi-racial (and in the Air Force reserves now as well as gainfully employed) and the other is white. There was a time when I qualified for reduced price school lunch for both of them (I was divorced and received no child support but worked two jobs). My bi-racial son NEVER EVER EVER got audited although the information on his application was identical to my daughter's. My daughter got audited EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. Most of these bureaucracies don't want any "trouble" from community organizers so they just look the other way and approve them for assistance. White people, on the other hand are put through several flaming hoops and the standard application grist mill.
“What I do not understand is how do people who can barely speak English get on such welfare programs. I am certain the welfare office does not check their legal status.”
There are government agencies HERE that steer them into those programs; there is a whole “poverty indiustry” that has been built to redistribute your wealth, and countless bureaucrats make nice livings doing it.