Food-Stamp Use Climbs to Record, Reviving Campaign Issue - BloombergFood stamp use reached a record 46.7 million people in June, the government said, as Democrats prepare to nominate President Barack Obama for a second term with the economy as a chief issue in the campaign.
Participation was up 0.4 percent from May and 3.3 percent higher than a year earlier and has remained greater than 46 million all year as the unemployment rate stayed higher than 8 percent. New jobless numbers will be released Sept. 7.
dang, bloomberg, what a racist observation
next thing you'll be calling him the food stamp president, or something
maybe the white house shouldn't have been working so hard to push food stamps in our people-of-color communities
radio ads targeted to blacks, spanish language ads on tv
food stamps help me eat right, and meet my budget too!
gas prices---almost doubled since barack obama's inauguration
wages---down 5 percent
national debt---up 40%
unemployment---from 7.8 to 8.3%
poverty---all time high
housing---still no basement in sight
58% of all jobs created during the barack hussein "recovery" earn around 10 to 12 dollars per hour
utilities up, groceries up, premiums up...
only division and recrimination remain
fastest growing food stamp state in america---north carolina
no wonder mom's fed up
and not with food stamps
party on, progressives
seeya at the polls