Should people on E.B.T. be allowed to pick out any food they want.

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Since: Mar 13

Rochester, NY

#1 Apr 4, 2013
What do you think?
My opinion is if your not paying for it yourself you lose the privilige of choice.The foox should be handed out directly and consist of whatever foods are in surplus and most cost effective.No soda and steak for those who don not work.
Go Believe

Rochester, NY

#2 Apr 4, 2013
I am sure who ever gave you the negative judge marks is on food stamps.

Since: Mar 13

Rochester, NY

#3 Apr 4, 2013
Probably eating a meatball sub they got at Wegmans on those food stamps while they do it.

Since: Mar 11

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#4 Apr 4, 2013
Been saying for years that if someone is using food stamps and an EBT card,should only be able to use them at a food bank.That was the way it was years ago and there wasn't any problems.It is too damn bad if they are upset,maybe if they get really upset they will go out and look for a job.Look at the mess section 8 housing is in because some bleeding heart loon said it was demeaning for the welfare system to pay the landlord instead of the tenant.Before any of you bleeding hearts scream that the "system" does pay the landlord direct,that would be true in some cases,but the tenate has a choice of what way they want the rent to be paid.Just saying.

Since: Mar 11

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#7 Apr 4, 2013
pigpen911 wrote:
Been saying for years that if someone is using food stamps and an EBT card,should only be able to use them at a food bank.That was the way it was years ago and there wasn't any problems.It is too damn bad if they are upset,maybe if they get really upset they will go out and look for a job.Look at the mess section 8 housing is in because some bleeding heart loon said it was demeaning for the welfare system to pay the landlord instead of the tenant.Before any of you bleeding hearts scream that the "system" does pay the landlord direct,that would be true in some cases,but the tenate has a choice of what way they want the rent to be paid.Just saying.
Gee with those icons I got I must of upset some of the freeloaders,sorry if the truth hurts,NOT! Just saying.

Since: Dec 07

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#8 Apr 4, 2013
How about the white suburbans that get more welfare money then people on the EBT, should they be allowed to pick out any food they want??

Like the guy who own the mall in Irond., the guy who owns the Isquare project, the UofR, like Wegmans, like Tops in Henrietta to move across the street, etc etc etc????
BillyBob

Penfield, NY

#10 Apr 4, 2013
Jenna Talia wrote:
I say there should be MORE items not covered by EBT/SNAP/Food Stamps:
Pet Food (if you're poor you dont need pets)
Candy and Chocolate products
Ice Cream
certain seafood such as Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Scallops
certain cuts of meat like Filet Mignon, Prime Rib, Kobe Beef, Porterhouse, Tenderloin, T-Bone
Fancy shmancy cheeses
Sugary cereals
Soda Pop
and most of the food the Pittsford Wegman's sells:

Kosher
Exotic cheeses (very pricey)
Veal
and all the chef prepared take home dinners

Since: Mar 13

Rochester, NY

#13 Apr 4, 2013
Jenna Talia wrote:
I doubt Pittsford Wegmans has any significant percentage of its customers using EBT.
Kosher? you dont see many Jews on welfare, they know how to manage money and get/keep decent paying jobs.(nepotism).
Also Kosher is not expensive. You will get some poor Muslim immigrants who eat it since it basically follows the same religious diety law as Halal does.
I thought the $5 and $8 meals are not covered either since it's a prepared hot meal. Does the Chinese food bar?
I've seen the Rotisserie chicken bought with it, but at least that's healthy food and a bargain price.
I don't see why not I see people at Eastridge Wegmans use E.B.T. to pay for subs they get get at the sub counter.
Healthy EBT Recepient

Rochester, NY

#14 Apr 4, 2013
Jenna Talia wrote:
I say there should be MORE items not covered by EBT/SNAP/Food Stamps:
Pet Food (if you're poor you dont need pets)
Candy and Chocolate products
Ice Cream
certain seafood such as Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Scallops
certain cuts of meat like Filet Mignon, Prime Rib, Kobe Beef, Porterhouse, Tenderloin, T-Bone
Fancy shmancy cheeses
Sugary cereals
Soda Pop
I make no apologies. But, I'm gonna head over to Wegmans in Pittsford to get those things along with the Kosher and exotic pricey cheeses.

>Boutz to eat GOOD!
<Grilled scallops and Lobster. Salad on the side.

it his healthy enough for ya?

Since: Dec 07

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#15 Apr 4, 2013
I'm sure Danny Wegman's uses some of his EBT money on gas to put into his private jet.

Since: Mar 13

Rochester, NY

#16 Apr 4, 2013
morality wrote:
I'm sure Danny Wegman's uses some of his EBT money on gas to put into his private jet.
What are you talking about?What E.B.T. money.When you make things up to make your point you only prove you don't have one.

Since: Dec 07

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#17 Apr 4, 2013
$96.2-million in taxes is more welfare then all the money that all the black city people get on their EBT cards.

http://www.whec.com/news/stories/S2871998.sht...
MLKing

Penfield, NY

#18 Apr 4, 2013
Healthy EBT Recepient wrote:
<quoted text>
I make no apologies. But, I'm gonna head over to Wegmans in Pittsford to get those things along with the Kosher and exotic pricey cheeses.
>Boutz to eat GOOD!
<Grilled scallops and Lobster. Salad on the side.
it his healthy enough for ya?
Please don't scratch my Mercedes. I'll be there Saturday morning around 9:30, plate is MB SLS. It's Iridium Silver. Thanks.

Since: Dec 07

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#19 Apr 4, 2013
http://www.rbj.net/article.asp...

""""" Wegmans Food Markets Inc. was approved for property tax breaks totaling $713,388 for an $8.1 million addition adjacent to its Culinary Innovation Center on Fisher Road in Chili.

The new 12,000-square-foot building will house the grocery’s specialty cheeses as they mature. The community benefit will be more than $1.75 million, COMIDA said."""" """"

WELFARE WELFARE WELFARE.
MLKing

Penfield, NY

#20 Apr 4, 2013
morality wrote:
I'm sure Danny Wegman's uses some of his EBT money on gas to put into his private jet.
You didn't mention his red Ferrari, which is parked at the Pittsford store frequently. I'm sure it sucks down premium fuel by the bucket load. He's frequently there, chatting up the shoppers. I'm sure he appreciates the hundreds of thousands a month that pass into his stores from EBT.
MLKing

Penfield, NY

#21 Apr 4, 2013
DotDashDashDotDot wrote:
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I don't see why not I see people at Eastridge Wegmans use E.B.T. to pay for subs they get get at the sub counter.
Fortunately, derision prevents the use of EBT cards at the Pittsford Wegman's. I don't recall ever running into a shopper using one there.
MLKing

Penfield, NY

#22 Apr 4, 2013
morality wrote:
The community benefit will be more than $1.75 million, COMIDA said."""" """"
WELFARE WELFARE WELFARE.
Correction: rich, rich, rich. There is no welfare involved. None.
Healthy EBT Recepient

Rochester, NY

#24 Apr 4, 2013
MLKing wrote:
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Please don't scratch my Mercedes. I'll be there Saturday morning around 9:30, plate is MB SLS. It's Iridium Silver. Thanks.
Have no fear, I know how to steer my big Escalade with no sweat.
Healthy EBT Recepient

Rochester, NY

#25 Apr 4, 2013
MLKing wrote:
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Please don't scratch my Mercedes. I'll be there Saturday morning around 9:30, plate is MB SLS. It's Iridium Silver. Thanks.
My baby is Coal Black with plated rims and the whole 9...SHA BAMM

License plate is....... okay!!! You'll know it when u see it. It's SOUPPED up.

Since: Mar 13

Rochester, NY

#27 Apr 4, 2013
morality wrote:
$96.2-million in taxes is more welfare then all the money that all the black city people get on their EBT cards.
http://www.whec.com/news/stories/S2871998.sht...
Oh, I see you hear E.B.T. and only black people come to mind.Not much faith in your own race wouldn't you say.Nobody said shit about black people.

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