SNAP gets snipped

SNAP gets snipped

There are 163 comments on the Chillicothe Gazette story from Nov 2, 2013, titled SNAP gets snipped. In it, Chillicothe Gazette reports that:

Food stamp recipients in Ross County might have to make do with less at the grocery going forward.

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“Ludibrium est onus genio”

Since: Dec 11

Planet Earth

#178 Nov 17, 2013
Sneaky Pete wrote:
<quoted text>And the parasites who misuse this program are much more than "a few".
a drop in the bucket compared to what the Fed is giving the (mostly) rich to buy back their failed securities. I always thought if you made a bet and lost, you lost...
Marty

Katy, TX

#179 Nov 18, 2013
TonyD2 wrote:
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a drop in the bucket compared to what the Fed is giving the (mostly) rich to buy back their failed securities. I always thought if you made a bet and lost, you lost...
...and I always thought if you threw away the free education promised to all Americans so you weren't educated and qualified for decent employment, you lost.

Apparently not, you just sign up for Welfare and make the taxpayers responsible for your bad decisions...and gripe about it when the free life is cut back by just a few dollars a month.

America is broke. When the host dies, the parasites usually fall off.

“Ludibrium est onus genio”

Since: Dec 11

Planet Earth

#180 Nov 18, 2013
Marty wrote:
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...and I always thought if you threw away the free education promised to all Americans so you weren't educated and qualified for decent employment, you lost.
Apparently not, you just sign up for Welfare and make the taxpayers responsible for your bad decisions...and gripe about it when the free life is cut back by just a few dollars a month.
America is broke. When the host dies, the parasites usually fall off.
The mortgage-backed securities buyback debacle is costing more per month than welfare and food stamps COMBINED, and that money is being given to (mostly) RICH people. Those people bought those securities thinking they were going to be making money. Basically gambling... When they started failing, those people should have just had to eat the losses, just like millions did when GM went bankrupt, and we'd be saving 40 billion (at least) a month! So yes, there are some people abusing safety net programs, but if your complaint is the amount of money that's being wasted, you're ignoring the 800 pound gorilla in the room, and it begs the question as to whether you're doing so through ignorance or complicity.

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