The food stamp wave may have crested.As we noted at the time, that was mostly because more and more Americans were living in poverty -- thanks to the recession that greeted Obama at his inauguration. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/07/21/the-food-stamp-wave-may-have-crested/ http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/07/21/1315549/-Food-stamp-numbers-are-finally-dropping-from-recession-highs
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.