Support the Troops-Really GOP? Many of you may not know military members and their families need welfare and actually use much more than the $1.302 billion they spent on base in 2012 in SNAP (formerly food stamps) and WIC purchases. These numbers represent only a fraction of the true need servicemembers and their families silently endure. The figures only account for military families who shop on base, which neglects a large portion of WIC and SNAP spendings at any stores off base.
Food Stamps vs Tax Evasion eCard Meme We're losing up to $400 billion dollars annually to tax evasion. That's five times more than the entire SNAP (food stamp) program costs to feed 50 million people. Think about that the next time you try to blame the struggling mom for our debt.
Food Stamp Corporate Welfare, ‘Poverty is Good for Business’. ‘If you think the SNAP food stamps debate is about poor people’s need to eat, you’re wrong. It’s about big corporations’ need to profit. “Xerox, JPMorgan Chase and eFunds Corporation have all successfully turned poverty into a profit center.” So have Coca Cola, Kroger, Wal-Mart, Kelloggs and a large slice of the rest of the Fortune 500 corporations. http://www.globalresearch.ca/freedom-rider-food-stamp-corporate-welfare/5354840
Millions of families across the U.S. are living without access to nutritious food. This year Greatist is participating in the Food Bloggers Against Hunger campaign to help figure out strategies to make healthy living a little more affordable.