Skip to comments.Food Stamp Fiasco:The Senate refuses to cut $20 billion out of $770 billion.
Posted on 06/20/2012 5:07:37 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
The next time someone moans about Washington "austerity," tell them about the Senate's food stamp votes on Tuesday. Democrats and a few Republicans united to block even modest reform in a welfare program that has exploded in the last decade and is set to spend $770 billion in the next 10 years.
Yes, $770 billion on a single program. And you wonder why the U.S. had its credit-rating downgraded?
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You can't get your own housing without a job, you can't get work without a place to live. People will take advantage of those in precarious circumstances. We're becoming a culture of sociopaths.
There are plenty of people who are satisfied living off the dole. Who well never get a job or try to get one as long as they have a check from the government coming in.
We are fast becoming a Nation of people who want everything given to them.
3 meals per day and a snack...free after school babysitting. Which is all today’s schools are any way. Have been for at least 1.5 decades. I had to teach my youngest to read, hubby drummed his math into him. And he is a conservative as a result. Oldest just does not give a durn.
I’ve been behind them at the grocery store check out, where I very carefully used coupons to reduce my bill as I live on fixed income, and buy mostly healthy foods..while their 3 carts are full of chips, cookies, candy, soda, bottled water, and then they get extra money back and go to the customer’s counter buy cigs and lottery tickets with it.