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Food Stamp Money Will Run Out By The End Of January If The Government Shutdown Lasts That Long
End of the American Dream ^ | December 26, 2018 | Michael Snyder

Posted on 12/31/2018 6:51:59 AM PST by Zakeet

According to the Department of Agriculture, if this government shutdown stretches into February there won’t be money for food stamps. And it certainly looks like this shutdown could last for quite a while, because President Trump is not backing down on his demand for border wall funding, and the Democrats have pledged not to give him a single penny. So a few weeks from now, approximately 38 million people could be suddenly cut off from the food stamp program. If that scenario were to unfold, there is no telling what could happen. After just a few days, government workers are already freaking out about having their paychecks delayed. If people are getting this restless already, what will things look like when tens of millions of Americans are suddenly cut off from their primary source of food money?

Even though the government has been shut down, the Department of Agriculture still has some existing financial resources at their disposal, and they are assuring us that those enrolled in the food stamp program will still receive their benefits "for January".

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrats; foodstamps; shutdown; wall
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Next month, you Freepers may want to avoid South Chicago, East Saint Louis, Watts, South Dallas, Miami, Harlem, Baltimore ... ans similar locations!

1 posted on 12/31/2018 6:51:59 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Bread and circuses


2 posted on 12/31/2018 6:54:08 AM PST by Mercat
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To: Zakeet

Let it happen...please.


3 posted on 12/31/2018 6:54:32 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Mercat

Instead of finding jobs they will take to the streets and blame Trump of course.


4 posted on 12/31/2018 6:57:44 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

It will shorten the lines at WalMart and the grocery stores.


5 posted on 12/31/2018 6:59:27 AM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Gone but not forgiven.)
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To: Zakeet

Hmmmm, no food stamps, no popcorn...


6 posted on 12/31/2018 7:00:13 AM PST by null and void (The Deep State is why even though our economy is booming, the stock market is losing ground.)
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To: Zakeet

Illegals will starve!..........................


7 posted on 12/31/2018 7:01:02 AM PST by Red Badger (We are headed for a Civil War. It won't be nice like the last one....................)
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To: Zakeet

From this writer’s pen to God’s ears. Please please please let it happen.


8 posted on 12/31/2018 7:01:21 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: Zakeet

Dindunuffins don’ do cold.


9 posted on 12/31/2018 7:02:47 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true; I have no proof .... but they're true.)
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To: unixfox

And the jobs are actually available due to low unemployment.


10 posted on 12/31/2018 7:03:16 AM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Gone but not forgiven.)
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To: Zakeet

DO IT TRUMP. Show this nation how close we are to the abyss.


11 posted on 12/31/2018 7:05:44 AM PST by Centurion2000 (Coming in from the cold .... been a LONG while.)
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To: Zakeet

I wonder how the money will run out. Are those getting a paycheck still paying payroll taxes? If so, then the government is still getting its money...


12 posted on 12/31/2018 7:06:34 AM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Zakeet

Maybe that gets the illegals to leave willingly. Then build the wall! Perfect planning. Democrats care more about poor noncitizens than poor American citizens.


13 posted on 12/31/2018 7:07:12 AM PST by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: unixfox

Our local TV and radio stations have been running Public Service ads for years telling us that millions of Americans are having to deal with HUNGER ever day.

Of course they use the voice-over of a little girl or young woman to tell us this.

How can this be? We have EBT, Food Stamps-SNAP, WIC and thousands of Food Pantries run by churches all across this nation, plus meals-on-wheels orgs and many others.

Then, they usually follow with a public service ad that tells us we’re all too fat...................


14 posted on 12/31/2018 7:07:17 AM PST by Red Badger (We are headed for a Civil War. It won't be nice like the last one....................)
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To: Zakeet

Oh the horror!


15 posted on 12/31/2018 7:07:47 AM PST by Mouton (The media is the enemy of the people.)
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To: Mercat

Two arms two legs and not working! Whats wrong with this picture, most look overweight. Time to get your a##es out to work !!!


16 posted on 12/31/2018 7:07:49 AM PST by ronnie raygun (nick dip pod cast)
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I hate to rain on the parade, but...

https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2018/12/21/secretary-perdue-details-usda-functions-event-lapse-federal-funding

“Eligible households will still receive monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for January.”


17 posted on 12/31/2018 7:08:02 AM PST by mewzilla (Break out the mustard seeds.)
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To: Zakeet

18 posted on 12/31/2018 7:09:05 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: Zakeet
How much longer would the funds last if we removed criminal* aliens from the rolls?
*They are not illegal aliens.

An action is illegal.

A person who breaks the law isn't called an illegal, he or she is called a criminal.

They are criminal aliens.


19 posted on 12/31/2018 7:10:33 AM PST by null and void (The Deep State is why even though our economy is booming, the stock market is losing ground.)
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To: unixfox

Instead of finding jobs they will take to the streets and blame Trump of course.


And we can round up the able bodies ones and get them off welfare.


20 posted on 12/31/2018 7:11:04 AM PST by cuban leaf
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