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Food Stamps Make People Fat


A recent government study found that those on food stamps are more likely to be obese than those not taking the government assistance. The U.S. Department of Agriculture looked at data from 2007 through 2010, then compared average weights of those on food stamps — officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — to those who weren’t. The findings, released ...

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In Deep with Michelle Ray – What’s in the Farm Bill?


When:Thursday June 13th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: In Deep with Michelle Ray on Blog Talk Radio What: Join Social Media Director of, Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl) as she discusses the issues that impact America. Tonight: Lori Sanders of R Street Institute joins the show to tell you what is REALLY in the Farm Bill.

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States hiring ‘foodstamp recruiters’ to increase cashflow

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A Washington Post article demonstrates how states are spending taxpayer money to put more people on taxpayer funded programs. Agood [sic] recruiter needs to be liked, so Dillie Nerios filled gift bags with dog toys for the dog people and cat food for the cat people. She packed crates of cookies, croissants, vegetables and fresh fruit. She curled her hair and painted ...

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Brawl in the Food Stamp Line

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Tuesday, a brawl disrupted those waiting in line to receive assistance from the Department of Human Services office in Chicago. According to witnesses the fight broke out over someone taking cuts in food stamp line. Which brings one to three observations: Some receiving government assistance really do feel they are entitled and shouldn’t have to wait in lines. No matter ...

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Mayors Challenged to Food Stamp Life Should Visit Military Families

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  Do you ever watch reality shows? I am not a fan because most of the participants are ill-equipped to handle the assigned tasks. I mean really, if you have never lived without modern appliances using a wood cook stove is a tremendously difficult way to prepare dinner as in PBS 1900 HouseIf you have never been out of the ...

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Taxation Without Participation

It's easy to vote for higher taxes when you're not paying.

Michael Kinsley described a “gaffe” as anytime a politician is caught telling the truth. This is particularly accurate for Republicans and conservatives as is demonstrated by the reaction to Mitt Romney’s comment regarding Obama’s base. The setting was unfortunate — a $50,000–a–plate fundraiser — but the message was accurate. As he discussed campaign strategy — not governing philosophy — Romney ...

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Taxpayer Dollars Advertising Food Stamps?


If you’ve listened to the radio or television the past few months you’ve likely heard advertisements from the USDA promoting the Food Stamp Program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—SNAP as it is now called). Last week the government released ten new Spanish Novella type ads; mini soap operas touting the benefits of food stamps. Following is one of the radio ...

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VOODOO Food Economics


The USDA, in trying to increase participation in the SNAP or food stamp program, claims that for every dollar transferred to beneficiaries a dollar and seventy-two cents in economic activity is generated. If we were to follow this mushy thinking to it’s logical conclusion, then if we all quit our jobs, closed our businesses and went on the program, we ...

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Food Stamp Nation [video]

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“We haven’t had a quadrupling of the number of people that are hungry in the country; that’s what the food stamp program was meant to be. What we have [is] a political ideology in power in Washington of liberalism which believes that a measure of success of government is how many people it quote-unquote ‘helps.’ Or, to look at it ...

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Weak Senate Votes Down Minimal Food Stamp Cuts

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Americans are speaking out demanding that the excessive spending be stopped. But is Congress hearing? Under the Obama administration the Food Stamp program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) has skyrocketed with 44 million now receiving assistance. A proposed amendment by Senator Jeff Sessions giving a modest cut to the program was voted down by the Democratic Senate. The amendment was hoped ...

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Married To The Game: Where Have All Of The Entrepreneurs Gone?


In this episode of the Married to the game, we discuss: -Why Mitt Romney’s supporters should thank Newt. -Why sex offenders should volunteer to remove themselves from society.  (self deportation) -Where have the entrepreneurs gone? -Can we make people “work” for their welfare? -Why does Day Care cost SO MUCH??? -Have we reached a point where government regulation is killing ...

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New Government Ad Pushes Food Stamps

H/T  Lonely Conservative Well, well, well…. now there is a new ad, paid for with YOUR TAX DOLLARS, which is actually ENCOURAGING people to get on food stamps! Watch the latest video at

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Democrats by the Numbers 2007- 2012

In late 2006, Americans were rolling along with 4.4% unemployment,  the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.20,  and America’s total national debt stood at $8.5 trillion dollars. When comparing the statistics above with those of today after Democrats took over both houses of Congress in ’07, held the Senate in the ’10 elections and the Hope n Change ...

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