Thursday, August 6, 2015

Say What? ... Food Stamp Use Up 300 Percent

47 million are now receiving Food Stamps in spite of the fact that the government is telling us that the poverty rate has dropped. So what's going on? Read the rest of the story to find out...

(Daily Caller) Food stamp use has increased nearly 300 percent nationwide since 2014, despite a drop in the poverty rate, according to a report released Wednesday by The Foundation for Government Accountability.

"Even though poverty rates are declining, the number of people receiving food stamps continues to climb," the report detailed. "Food stamp spending is growing ten times as fast as federal revenues."

According to their report — "Restoring Work Requirements Will Help Solve the Food Stamp Crisis" — the problem results from less restrictive eligibility requirements...

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Posted By: Chris Carmouche