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US Foodstamp Usage Rises To New Record High
ZeroHedge ^ | 10/5/2012 | Tyler Durden

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at zerohedge.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; democrats; deptofagriculture; ebt; foodstamppresident; foodstamps; nobmam2012; obama; obanomics; snap
Just another one of thos pesky late Friday afternoon bad news dumps.

Wouldn't want stuff like this to interfere with those GREAT new employment statistics, now would we?

1 posted on 10/05/2012 4:28:50 PM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

Now we know where all those new jobs are - printing and distributing foodstamps.


2 posted on 10/05/2012 4:31:21 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: mojito

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.

ARF


3 posted on 10/05/2012 4:31:29 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: mojito

For the first time in my adult life, I am ashamed of my country.


4 posted on 10/05/2012 4:37:24 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: skeeter

New job numbers count the parasites as electronic bank disbursement technicians.


5 posted on 10/05/2012 4:42:27 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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To: mojito

We may see this as a problem, but most Democrats (including obviously the media) see it as a fulfillment of their deepest desires.


6 posted on 10/05/2012 4:43:18 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: ilovesarah2012

another “historic” first for Zippy


7 posted on 10/05/2012 4:47:30 PM PDT by digger48
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To: All


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8 posted on 10/05/2012 4:52:09 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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Good grief, that’s the equivalent of the entire population of California, Washington, and Oregon!


9 posted on 10/05/2012 5:00:20 PM PDT by amishman
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To: mojito

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.

http://confoundedinterest.wordpress.com/2012/10/05/vas-is-das-u3-unemployment-falls-to-7-8-but-u6-unemployment-remains-at-14-7/


10 posted on 10/05/2012 5:00:20 PM PDT by whitedog57
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To: musicman

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?


11 posted on 10/05/2012 5:02:11 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc
If people get food stmaps then why do they also get free breakfast and lunch?

Don't ask questions comrade.

12 posted on 10/05/2012 5:57:06 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

LOL re-education camp for me EEK


13 posted on 10/05/2012 7:23:14 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: mojito; Revolting cat!

Obamameals.


14 posted on 10/06/2012 9:42:55 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: manc

You are a troublemaker and your taxes will be audited...............twice.


15 posted on 10/06/2012 9:46:27 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: musicman
"Also missing were the woman's food stamp cardS."

How many are you allowed to have?
16 posted on 10/06/2012 10:15:39 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: mojito

What about other g’mint programs? Houseing and fuel assistence? Medicaid?


17 posted on 10/06/2012 10:28:19 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! To Surfdom)
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To: mojito

So if I can get SNAP, can I quit drilling for oil & gas?


18 posted on 10/06/2012 12:10:44 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: Tuanedge
New job numbers count the parasites as electronic bank disbursement technicians.

Watch you who call "parasites." There are a lot of underemployed people who can't cover every bill on Obama's part-time 'recovery.'

19 posted on 10/06/2012 1:18:06 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: newzjunkey

There are some that are parasites, and those are the ones I called parasites.


20 posted on 10/06/2012 1:31:47 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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To: musicman

Lol. Was the car a 2011 or 2012 Mercedes?


21 posted on 10/06/2012 2:40:28 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: mojito
Funny thing, i sell some old stuff on ebay, and someone sent me a message asking if they can buy it with food stamp.
22 posted on 10/06/2012 2:54:01 PM PDT by johnsondavid841
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To: musicman
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23 posted on 10/06/2012 2:55:27 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL


24 posted on 10/06/2012 3:07:28 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: mojito

They’re one and the same. Lots of new jobs at crap wages, so they’re no longer unemployed, just underemployed, and eligible for food stamps.


25 posted on 10/06/2012 4:25:55 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: amishman

Or... that’s nearly the equivalent of the entire population of the Midwest...


26 posted on 10/06/2012 5:31:51 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: a fool in paradise
Obamameals.

On twenny-fo inch wheels yo.

27 posted on 10/06/2012 6:27:48 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (Official Romney/GOP-E Platform - We suck less)
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To: musicman

And here is another:

http://www.snopes.com/photos/signs/receipt.asp


28 posted on 10/06/2012 11:15:39 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: AlanGreenSpam

The ultra Hussein Heads at Snopes refuse to call it genuine.

Few’s heads are farther up Hussein’s o-hole than the Mikkelsons.


29 posted on 10/07/2012 5:24:11 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: mojito

Obama IS the food stamp president!

And the media chewed Newt’s arse for pointing it out.


30 posted on 10/07/2012 5:36:41 AM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: a real Sheila

It’s racist! /s


31 posted on 10/07/2012 12:22:08 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: mojito

I believe it is at an all time high. There is no doubt about that in my mind.

I just know.


32 posted on 10/07/2012 12:41:31 PM PDT by moviefan8
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To: moviefan8

IS part of the reason for food price inflation!
It’s only
Government money escalate prices and get it now!
It may not be there in the future!
So the taxpayer suffers on two fronts!


33 posted on 10/07/2012 2:26:39 PM PDT by Conserev1
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To: Conserev1

I might as well apply as well. Others are getting it, so why shouldn’t I?

Government can’t be giving out money forever. Something needs to be done.

We are well along the road into becoming Greece.


34 posted on 10/07/2012 2:44:43 PM PDT by moviefan8
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To: mojito
FORWARD!!!

/s

35 posted on 10/07/2012 3:01:00 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: musicman

The part they neglected to mention was....it was stolen out of her 2011 Lexus.


36 posted on 10/07/2012 8:15:22 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: XenaLee

37 posted on 10/07/2012 8:24:52 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: mojito

Nothing to see here....move along...


38 posted on 10/08/2012 3:54:18 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: mojito

Wait, I thought unemployment numbers had dropped to a record low in the Obama Error.

Proof that they just dropped millions from the unemployment rolls and have left them to draw gub’mint money from other piles.

Obamanomics is Not Working.


39 posted on 10/08/2012 10:20:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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