Friday, January 20, 2012

Food stams

  • They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: Theyre all on food stamps.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • "The fact is that more people have been put on food stamps by Barack Obama than any president in American history," said Newt Gingrich, the Republican presidential candidate.
  • (Des Moines Register)
  • A spokeswoman for the SC Department of Social Services is apologizing to low-income families who are experiencing a delay in getting their food stamps.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • BOISE, Idaho — Despite a slowly improving economy and falling unemployment rate, the agency that cares for Idahos poor and disabled residents said theres plenty of evidence to show people are still struggling.
  • (Idaho Statesman)
  • A record 44.7 million people -- or 1 in 7 Americans -- were on food stamps last year.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Is it racist to call President Obama the "Food Stamps President?" Food stamps are not in themselves a race related item. The food stamp program helps low-income people of all races buy food.
  • (Examiner)
  • Democrats and liberals have become defensive and cranky over Newt Gingrich's charge "that more people have been put on food stamps by Barack Obama than any president in American history.
  • (Forbes)
  • Item: Record number on food stamps: 235,000 Idahoans receiving help to buy groceries/Alecia Warren, CdA Press More Info: Jacob Pence never thought he would need food stamps in his life before two years ago, he said.
  • (The Spokesman-Review)
  • (CNN)-- In their attacks on the food stamp program, some Republican presidential candidates are leaving a deeply misleading impression of the nations leading anti-hunger program.
  • (CNN)

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