46 million Americans, or 15 percent of the population, are now considered at least nominally poor -- a record number reached during Obama's first term. Roughly the same number of people currently subsist on food stamps, an uptick of nearly 20 million people since Obama took office. Almost half of these impoverished Americans -- more than 20 million, according to the latest census data -- are considered "extremely poor," with incomes of less than half the official poverty threshold.
Trump’s Budget Threatens Food Security For Millions Of Americans
New independent estimates Monday night show that as many as 3.8 million people would lose their food stamp benefits in 2014 under a House Republican plan to tighten eligibility and end state waivers for able-bodied adults who are unemployed. The Congressional Budget Office numbers paint a darker picture than the GOP has admitted to thus far. The contradictions...
Number Of Americans On Food Stamps Hits Another All-Time High: 46.68 Million…. >> “When the president took office, 32 million people on food stamps — 47 million on food stamps today,” Republican Mitt Romney said in last week’s presidential debate. “Going forward with the status quo is not going to cut it for the American people who are struggling.” Monthly spending on food stamps in July reached $6.26 billion, also a record and 2.9 percent more than a year earlier.
Hey...don't worry about anything...The Food Stamp President has you covered! Since taking office Obama has added an additional 12 million people to the Food Stamp program, an increase of 38% to push it to a record total of 44 million! (Amazing, the number of people on food stamps keeps going up, but when he calculates his unemployment numbers there are less people to work!!!) The Obama foodstamp card, its everywhere you thought we would never be!
Sheriff: Granville woman falsely collects $13K in aid
A Granville woman was arrested Monday after allegedly receiving $13,481 in food stamp and HEAP benefits she was not entitled to, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Heather Nicholson, 34, was charged with felony grand larceny. An investigation by the county Department of Social Services and Sheriff's Office found Nicholson had falsely reported her household income and the number of people residing in the home while she collected welfare benefits, deputies said. Nicholson…
365 Days of Grateful - Day 45 (02/18) I love art supplies. I have a lot of art supplies in various mediums. Randy has said on a number of occasions 'why don't you get rid of some the stuff in your office?' Anyhow, I am grateful with what I have that when I decide to create I can pull out my paints, clay, brushes, canvas, stamps (etc) and just create. I have enough.