Skip to comments.NY food stamp recipients ship welfare-funded groceries to Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti
Posted on 07/21/2013 4:29:28 AM PDT by LizEdited on 07/21/2013 5:16:19 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
EXCLUSIVE Food stamps are paying to buy and ship food to Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. A spokeswoman for the US Dept of Agricultureís Food and Nutrition Service said the $86 BILLION welfare program is reserved for poor US households that buy and prepare food.
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No telling how long this has been going on or what the actual cost, but we cannot stop it. That would be racist.
The purpose of the bureaucracies that administer these programs is not to "relieve hunger" or "relieve poverty". It is to perpetuate and grow the bureaucracy itself. The best way to do that is to increase the number of recipients, no matter what the "need"? Waste is expected and encouraged, a byproduct of the program itself. The fact that the entire program is a waste and counter productive seems to be lost on everyone.
I know how this ends, do you?
Wouldn't that directly contradict the Obama administration's foreign advertisements for food stamps? I wonder how many foreigners are receiving EBT cards and sending them to relatives in the US to do their shopping....Heck, for all we know, EBT cards are probably used and accepted in other Countries.
And, if amnesty is pushed through, this will ever increase and politicians like Sen Booby Menendez (D-NJ) will ever increase.
Nothing to see here it will be accepted as citizens humanitarian aid. We need to be vigilant come 2014
The purpose of the bureaucracies that administer these programs is not to “relieve hunger” or “relieve poverty”. It is to perpetuate and grow the bureaucracy itself.
Take any bureaucracy and transfer the purpose to it and you will see their is no way to reduce the bad, except to ELIMINATE the bureaucracy. BATFE, for one, to separate as many people as possible from their Constitutionally enumerated rights. SNAP program, to get as many people as possible to exercise their right to free food using other peoples money/labor. Notice the word right in the last sentence. No one has a right to free food nor the us of other people’s money or labor, but you wouldn’t know that unless you had an understanding of what a right is.
There have been stories on FR about people pulling out different foodstamp cards if one doesn’t have money on it. They keep trying several until one goes through. These people are insidious- true cloward piven graduates.
Either that or they are using stolen cards. Or could it be they reported their cards lost and were issued new ones and are keeping the old ones too?
Food stamps or the ebt card is most abused give a way ever.
Here’s the kicker the fattest people in the USA are the so-called poor.
Not bad, people actually getting fed. As opposed to the topless bars that accept the food stamp ‘debit’ cards.
Both activities with our money stinks to high heaven
A listener to the Howie Carr show sent him a ebt reciept from Pittsfield Mass with 7000.00 in the account. NICE!
The ultimate goal of the left it to drain all the resources of the USA and spread them all over the world, thus making all equally miserable (except the ruling liberal elite, which always lives high on the hog no matter what)
Is this even illegal? Whether it’s invaders, non-citizens here legally, or citizens, there is no requirement that a person who collects food stamps can’t take really long vacations. The problem is food stamps. What people need is jobs.
Gold, silver, primers, antibiotics .... these are what I dream of.
That’s $86 billion divided by $3.8 trillion (2013 budget), or 2.263157895% — yeah, we need to start with that, not with Obamacare.
What people need is jobs.””’
Explain to me —in very short words as I went to a one room grade school—just exactly what I could ever hire these people to do?
They refuse to get an education. We saw up close & personal a 19 y/o who cannot READ or WRITE ‘CURSIVE’.
They have lived for multiple generations on free handouts.
They have risen to the level of demanding more & more freebies from those who pay the taxes.
I don’t see an employable person anywhere among those who are garnering attention on the TV protesting over ‘Trayvon Martin”.
The won’t work-—that incentive is as alien to them as a trip to Saturn.
They don’t go to school & learn anything—that also isn’t ‘cool’.
When crime is rampant in their own community—they won’t talk to the police or detectives who are trying to find the perp(s). Their entire culture is built on ‘DON’T SNITCH’. Therefore, crime only gets worse & worse.
They are now feeding on themselves with crime.
Either Oakland or Chicago will be the next big city bankruptcy. The blacks have turned both places into Zimbabwe look-alikes.
IF you REALLY care about your community—you try to clean up the crime—you don’t pander to it. The festering pus that is the black community is now oozing over into all parts of the USA.
It cannot hang on much longer without a serious outbreak of civil war.
$86 BILLION program gets voted for the democrats it’s why they will never stop it.
It isn't sustainable, and all it would take is just one totally unpredictable, non-manipulated and controlled event to set things off.
My answer would be no more handouts.....food and shelter for work. People would die in the streets, maybe. But probably less than will die and are dying because of an unaccountable underclass that does what they damn well please with no consequences.
The purpose of the bureaucracies that administer these programs is not to relieve hunger or relieve poverty. It is to perpetuate and grow the bureaucracy itself.
Another example of what Bob Beckel was talking about when he said “we made some big mistakes”.
I think people are barking up the wrong tree with this cursive thing. It's obsolete. None of the kids around here (and this is a community with a high proportion of Ph.Ds) is learning "cursive". This includes a 14 year old girl I know who just started university. And others who aren't brilliant like her still manage to get and keep jobs. "Cursive" is a red herring.
Congratulations on speaking the TRUTH.
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good thing were not broke or anything.