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Over 6 Million Americans Have Dropped Off Food Stamps Since Trump Took Office

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Roughly 6.2 million people have dropped off food stamps since President Donald Trump’s first month in office. Data from the USDA shows 6,268,285 individuals have left the food stamp program since Trump took office. In February 2017, the first month after Trump took office, 42,297,791 persons were participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. As of June 2019, 36,029,506 persons ...

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Trump Administration Looks To Remove Ineligible People From Food Stamp Rolls

The USDA proposed Monday eliminating a loophole in food stamp eligibility requirements that will cut 3.1 million people from the program and save $2.5 billion. Those who receive temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) will not longer be automatically eligible to get food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) if the rule is enacted, according to the USDA. ...

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Food Stamps Now Available to Use Online

Food stamp users will be able to purchase their groceries online in a pilot partnership program between mega-supermarket companies and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA announced Thursday its launch of a “SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot” permitting food stamp users to buy their groceries online for pickup or delivery. Amazon and Walmart are participating in the program, and ...

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FACT CHECK: Are 43 Percent Of Puerto Ricans On Food Stamps?

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz claimed on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that 43 percent of Puerto Ricans receive some sort of government nutritional assistance. “Just to give you an idea, Anderson, 1.3 million Puerto Ricans out of 3.2 million that live in the island nation in Puerto Rico are receiving some sort of nutritional assistance. So that means that ...

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West Virginia puts in work requirements for food stamp recipients

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) signed into law Tuesday a law that requires state residents to work or volunteer to continue receiving food stamps. Beginning Oct. 1, residents will be required to prove 20 hours of work or time spent volunteering to receive benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) which proves a maximum of $192 a month for ...

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Two Million Americans Got Off Food Stamps In Trump’s First Year

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  by Michael Bastasch The number of food stamp dependent Americans hit a six-year low in President Donald Trump’s first year in office, reflecting an improving economy and falling unemployment, according to a U.S. Agriculture Department (USDA) report. An average of 42.2 million Americans participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program in 2017, which is an 11 percent ...

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Prelude to the collapse – When one EBT card gets rejected [video]

Woman destroys store becuase EBT card rejected

Preppers consider all sorts of scenarios that might cause the collapse of society – solar flare, nuclear war, crash of the dollar and so on. In America, the collapse will most-likely come if EBT cards fail to supply the entitled masses with their stuff. This woman is proof. The video shows a woman destroying an entire store because they couldn’t ...

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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 ConservativeDailyNews.com, 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

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

  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

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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