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To: Still Thinking

The cards are now used like cash. The sorriest people I know now hang out at the convenience store spending their “food stamps” (as they call them) on random junk, and they use them to pay their bills to one another, much as prisoners use postage stamps. Perhaps needless to say, prisoners tend to trade in many of the same commodities. This is what has come of the campaign against Hunger in America.


8 posted on 06/27/2012 3:20:37 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: madprof98

Some cards ARE cash. They put two separate benefits on them, food stamps and cash. The only difference is, used to people would receive a check which they had to go cash and then could spend the money on what they wanted, now they load the cash amount on the same card as the food stamps and they can spend the money on whatever they want.


9 posted on 06/27/2012 3:29:27 PM PDT by sheana
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