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U.S. Food Stamp Rolls Exceed Population of Spain

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Since taking office in 2009, food stamp rolls under President Barack Obama have risen to more than 47 million people in America, exceeding the population of Spain.

“Now is the time to act boldly and wisely – to not only revive this economy, but to build a new foundation for lasting prosperity,” More…

Drug Convictions Ban Many From Food Stamps

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If she’d committed rape or murder, Carla could have gotten assistance to feed herself and her children, but because the crime she committed was related to drugs, she can’t.

Carla walked into my office with despair in her eyes. I was surprised. Carla has been doing well in her four months out of prison;

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Food Stamps Increase by Over 600,000 in Last Month of Data

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There was a startling figure that came across my desk from the United States Department of Agriculture regarding food stamp usage in the SNAP program. Food stamp usage has grown dramatically in the last decade even during the debt inspired boom times. Yet the devil is always in the details as we More…

Boomerang Effect, Huge Increase Since 2007

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As the economic crisis deepens, more jobs are vaporized, millions lose their unemployment benefits, and prices for essentials goods continue to rise, many Americans are left with no choice but to move back in with mom and dad.

It’s being called the Boomerang effect, and since the onset of recession in 2007 the trend

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Total System Failure

The U.S. Economy: Soul Crushing Total System Failure Print Version No matter how often the pretty people on television tell us that the U.S. economy is getting better, it isn’t going to change the soul crushing agony that millions of American families are going through right now. The stock market may have gotten

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Food Stamps Reach Record High

A record 32.2 million people — one in every 10 Americans — received food stamps at latest count, the government said on Thursday, a reflection of the recession now in its 16th month.

Food stamps are the major U.S. anti-hunger program and help poor people buy groceries. The average benefit was $112.82 per person in

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