Skip to comments.STIMULUS WATCH: $25 check may cost you food stamps
Posted on 06/15/2009 5:53:24 PM PDT by Nachum
WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama increased unemployment benefits as part of his economic stimulus, he also made some Americans ineligible for hundreds of dollars a month in food stamps.
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The list, ping
I wonder if the taxpayers came out ahead on this one?
I read this earlier and laughed. Does that make me a bad person?
"Spare Change got rained on by his own .38!"
You probably laughed because you recognize that the road to hell is paved with good, liberal intentions.
Give out more 25 dollor checks.
No longer eligible for food stamsp? I am playing the world’s smallest violin for them.
I work in construction, making a good hourly wage, working 60-70 hours a week. I bring home by most peoples standards a pretty comfortable check. I watch the sales, and 90% of the time buy whats on sale, not what I happen to see at the moment. I also have a pretty completely stocked pantry, so I usually have most of what I need. The meat I buy is whats on sale, usually in the $2 per lb. price.
I'm working a hard job, with long hours, making GOOD money, and I'm not spending $400 a month on food.
I see people on food stamps buying stuff that with my income I very seldom would buy.
There's something wrong when a welfare recipient is buying more in groceries than a working person.
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