Skip to comments.US Foodstamp Usage Rises To New Record High
Posted on 10/05/2012 4:28:45 PM PDT by mojito
...[T]here was one other, far more important data point released by the government's Department of Agriculture, sufficiently late after the market close to impact no risk assets. That data point of course was foodstamps (or the government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, aka SNAP), and we are confident that no readers will be surprised to learn that foodstamp usage for both persons and households, has jumped to a new all time record.
At 46,681,833 million the persons hooked on SNAP, the July number crossed the previous record posted a short month before, as the foodstamp curve continues 'plumbing' newer and greater heights each month.
More disturbing is that in the same month, the number of US households reliant on foodstamps rose by a whopping 99,493 to 22,541,744.
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Wouldn't want stuff like this to interfere with those GREAT new employment statistics, now would we?
Now we know where all those new jobs are - printing and distributing foodstamps.
nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo,. cant be true, unemployment is the biggest drop in 30 years, America is rising out of the ashes, people have found work in the last month .
Nope not having it, CNN, ANC, CBS, AP, Reuters, MSNBC, NBC, Today show, Good morning America
All lead with the headlines of unemployment down, the country is ont he right track.
For the first time in my adult life, I am ashamed of my country.
New job numbers count the parasites as electronic bank disbursement technicians.
We may see this as a problem, but most Democrats (including obviously the media) see it as a fulfillment of their deepest desires.
another “historic” first for Zippy
Good grief, that’s the equivalent of the entire population of California, Washington, and Oregon!
Food stamps, disability and free cell phones hit all time highs! 2/3rd of jobs created were part-time!
Welcome to Obama’s Soviet-style jobs recovery.
why does that not surprise me.
She tries to get an insurance scam and collect quite a bit of money then claim she has food stamps\\\I bet she drives a caddy escalade too .
A woman went to the local school here and I was at the fornt desk.
She started to get all bent out of shape and claim racism then demanded her kids be given free breakfast.
A couple of us watched as she went outside , got in her car and yes it was a pearl white caddy escalade, all chrome.
If people get food stmaps then why do they also get free breakfast and lunch?
Don't ask questions comrade.
LOL re-education camp for me EEK
You are a troublemaker and your taxes will be audited...............twice.
What about other g’mint programs? Houseing and fuel assistence? Medicaid?
So if I can get SNAP, can I quit drilling for oil & gas?
Watch you who call "parasites." There are a lot of underemployed people who can't cover every bill on Obama's part-time 'recovery.'
There are some that are parasites, and those are the ones I called parasites.