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101 Million Get Food Aid From Federal Gov't; Outnumber Full-Time Private Sector Workers

101 Million Get Food Aid From Federal Gov't; Outnumber Full-Time Private Sector Workers

July 8, 2013 - 11:32 AM
By Elizabeth Harrington

(CNSNews.com) – The number of Americans receiving subsidized food assistance from the federal government has risen to 101 million, representing roughly a third of the U.S. population.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that a total of 101,000,000 people currently participate in at least one of the 15 food programs offered by the agency, at a cost of $114 billion in fiscal year 2012.

That means the number of Americans receiving food assistance has surpassed the number of full-time private sector workers in the U.S.

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I wonder

What prize the 100 millionth costumer got?

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And of course if you were to

And of course if you were to suddenly limit what those people could buy with food stamps to something like fresh foods, you would probably instantly see a few good effects.

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maybe

but around here,they sell them for half of their worth
then go buy their booze and whatnot
some of the store owners do not mind,they make a killing doing it that way
deacon

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence