Record High Enrollment for Food Stamp...

Record High Enrollment for Food Stamps: 46,681,833 Million

There are 90 comments on the www.weeklystandard.com story from Oct 16, 2012, titled Record High Enrollment for Food Stamps: 46,681,833 Million. In it, www.weeklystandard.com reports that:

When President Obama took office, enrollment in the food stamps program was 31.98 million. Now, not even four years later, it's a whopping 46.48 million..

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Jeff D

Columbus, GA

#21 Oct 25, 2012
Obama, the food stamp president

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#22 Oct 25, 2012
Jeff D wrote:
Obama, the food stamp president
At least he'll be known for helping the poor, and feeding the hungry...
Big D

Columbus, GA

#23 Oct 26, 2012
Will Dockery wrote:
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At least he'll be known for helping the poor, and feeding the hungry...
You are ignorant, our Government take very good care of the poor no matter who's president.
Obama will be known for making people poor instead of helping the poor out of poverty.
Don't you got a brain? Think before you post here.

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#24 Oct 26, 2012
Big D wrote:
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You are ignorant
Can you prove that?

Heh...

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#25 Oct 26, 2012
Big D wrote:
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our Government take very good care of the poor no matter who's president.
Since FDR brought America out of the Great Depression, which I'll add was caused by the inept Republican party of that era.

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DefCon8

Columbus, GA

#27 Oct 27, 2012
Obama is increasing the roles of entitlement, a real president would be trying to help people help themselves

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#28 Oct 27, 2012
Druid Hills Commando wrote:
Sleazy? How you getting that about Romney?
Okay, you keep asking, so I'll go into some of the problem with Romney for you, Panther.

Having grown up in the Deep South and having seen subtle "benign" racism on a daily basis, in even close friends and family, Romney's mask fell away pretty early on for me. I'm sure others of my "Enlightened Rouge" ilk, as well as those who truly were oppressed by this subtle, "friendly" racism ("Oh, he's one of the good ones..." and so on) can spot this, what Richard Nixon called the Southern Strategy, the subtle racism that runs through the Republicans and Anti-Obama factions, even better than I.

This essay explains what I mean, and nails Romney and his psychological game very well:

http://conservativesarecommunistss.blogspot.c...

"Romney and his defenders will continue to deny the obvious racial invective in the 'Barack Obama is a Welfare King' ad [...] White supremacists clearly understand Mitt Romney's evolving campaign strategy, his appeal for a not insignificant part of the white voting public, and how Red State America--fearful of the country's changing demographics and submerged in the Right-wing echo chamber--could see him as protection from 'oppression' by black and brown folks and the country's first black president [...] Romney's use of white identity politics pays dividends in that it helps him look like a 'legitimate' and 'real' Conservative to the Tea Party base."

Read your history book, that's the problem with the younger generations, you folks just don't know that there's almost nothing new out here. Obama echoes the Jimmy Carter era while Romney comes across as another Nixon, who used the same strategy outlined above.

There's more, but that's a starter, Panther, since you couldn't or wouldn't figure it out on your own.

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#29 Oct 27, 2012
Druid Hills Commando wrote:
Sleazy? How you getting that about Romney?
If Obama reminds me of Jimmy Carter then Romney reminds me most of Richard Nixon.
Jenny wrote:
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Romney's not cutting medicare or Social Security
Commando, I'm not sure if you're following this discussion elsewhere, on Romney's supposed feelings on where to go with Medicare and SSI, for the elderly and handicapped. Here's a repost, tell me if this seems to be accurate to you, and what the agenda seems to be:
Okay, does this seem to be an accurate portryal of Romney's stated intentions to you?

I confess that I have pretty much given up on anything good coming from either Obama or Romney...

I did find this, which seems accurate as well as interesting:

http://www.app.com/article/20121023/NJNEWS11/...

Romney's positions on Medicare
• Reform Medicare to create a premium support system that allows beneficiaries a stipend that can be used to purchase coverage. That coverage would come from either a private provider or the traditional government Medicare program.
• Seniors who choose plans more expensive than traditional Medicare would have to pay the difference out of pocket. If they choose a less expensive plan, they can use the leftover amount on other medical expenses such as copays.
• Medicare would be means-tested, with lower-income seniors receiving more generous support than wealthier seniors. This would ensure that those with fewer resources have access to care as good as that provided in the current Medicare system.
• Competition would provide quality service while driving down costs. A market-oriented system would force providers, including the government, to find more efficient ways to provide better care for beneficiaries.

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#30 Oct 27, 2012
Okay, those are my questions/thoughts/concerns about Romney's plans and agenda with Medicare and SSI... any astute Republicans care to illuminate and possibly enlighten me?

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Resnet

Columbus, GA

#31 Oct 27, 2012
I voted for Romney today! America needs a change from Obama, nice to get on the message board here too
DefCon8

Columbus, GA

#32 Oct 28, 2012
Resnet wrote:
I voted for Romney today! America needs a change from Obama, nice to get on the message board here too
I used to think "Anyone but Obama" but Romney has shown he is a real leader with a solid record and platform.
This election shouldn't even be close but you got people voting for free stuff.
urglee debts

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#33 Oct 28, 2012
i lov Deere John Foooood bannnnk!! ;-0000h, butta U pick corn or shrimp cocktail ;-000
Frisbee

Seattle, WA

#34 Oct 28, 2012
Will Dockery wrote:
Well, I'm voting for Gary Johnson this time around, but if Obama is re-elected I'm getting in line for my free food and telephone...
Just sayin'.
You're really beating this 'obamaphone' nonsense hard.

How does it feel to be a mouthpiece for the Republicans, spreading lies? For a guy who likes the Libertarians so much, you're doing a hell of a job as a propagandist.

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#36 Oct 28, 2012
Frisbee wrote:
<quoted text>You're really beating this 'obamaphone' nonsense hard.
How does it feel to be a mouthpiece for the Republicans, spreading lies? For a guy who likes the Libertarians so much, you're doing a hell of a job as a propagandist.
Not really, I've just found the "Obamaphone" thing kind of amusing for a couple of years now... and kind of regret that I never bothered to get one.

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#37 Oct 28, 2012
Frisbee wrote:
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mouthpiece for the Republicans, spreading lies?
Not at all, where are you calling me a liar, spcifically?

From personal experience with at least six or eight friends who have Obamaphones, they've all told me how easy it was to get one... so where do you want to claim I'm lying?

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#38 Oct 28, 2012
DefCon8 wrote:
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This election shouldn't even be close
Last time I looked, yesterday, Obama was poised for an Electorial College victory.
Smith Station Panthers

Pittsview, AL

#40 Oct 29, 2012
DefCon8 wrote:
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I used to think "Anyone but Obama" but Romney has shown he is a real leader with a solid record and platform.
This election shouldn't even be close but you got people voting for free stuff.
I feel the same way. I hope we as Democrats can purge Obama's silliness from our party and get real leaders will real ideas for America's future.
Obama has been a total waste of time and a setback for Democrats everywhere.

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#41 Oct 29, 2012
Jim R Pickens wrote:
The American dream is changing from
"You can make of yourself what you wish by hard work"
to
"I don't have to work,I can get the government to provide for me"
That's all in the choices, goals, agendas and desires of the individual, Jim.

Some American dreams, such as mine, can only be created through hard work... can't be given, and sure can't be bought.

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#42 Oct 29, 2012
Smith Station Panthers wrote:
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Obama has been a total waste of time
That's one thing we agree on, Panther, if possibly from different perspectives, the situation is the same; Obama didn'y work out the way we, maybe even himself, planned.

In my perspective Obama gas done little to noting that those of us who voted for him were led to expect as we entered 2009.

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Frisbee

Seattle, WA

#43 Oct 29, 2012
Will Dockery wrote:
Some American dreams, such as mine, can only be created through hard work... can't be given, and sure can't be bought.
You work hard at ignoring facts?

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