Report makes case for getting more Americans on Food Stamps

Report makes case for getting more Americans on Food Stamps

The Obama administration blew an astounding $80 billion on food stamps last year but it wasn’t enough to put a dent in the national epidemic of “food insecure” households, according to a new government study that aims to justify pouring larger sums of taxpayer dollars into the bulging welfare program.

It’s like there’s no end to the madness! In 2012 a record 47 million people got food stamps, according to the government’s own figures. Uncle Sam spent an unprecedented $80 billion on the program, marking an unbelievable $2.7 billion increase from the previous year.  To help illustrate the drastic growth, let’s consider the 2007 figures; 26 million people got food stamps that year at a cost to American taxpayers of $35 billion.

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