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$74,600,000,000 in food stamps last year!!!

Anonymous
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Last year, the US gov gave out $74.6 BILLION in food stamps. 

So, I say we cut everyones food stamps by 10%.  All you have to do is cut your eating habits a bit.  A meat free meal, a couple less bags of chips, dont get that soda on your lunch break, maybe shop at a cheaper store, use coupons, etc and you have met your pay cut. 

$7,460,000,000  <--------thats how much would be saved every year if we cut it by 10%



I used to spend $120 in food every week, my husbands hours were cut so we went down to $80 a week.  You know what, its harder but doable.  That is a little over a 30% cut.  btw-we have 5 people in our family. 


Thoughts?

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 4:59 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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This crap again?
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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They shouldnt give so much to families. No one needs $700 a month in FS. Its supposed to SUPPLEMENT your food money, not pay for all of it
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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I think that's a great idea. We spend about 75 every other week and 120 the other weeks for a family of 6.
We don't buy soda though and I make a lot of things from scratch.
marinenonstop
by on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:03 PM

Every month I have to buy groceries for my parents house... so yea if their food stamps were cut it would make things worse.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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Why do people care so much on food stamps??? Who gives a crap!!!! Live your life and stop caring what other people do!!
boldrumble
by on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:04 PM
My state discovered seceral mil in fraud...that is thenumber that truly terrifies me.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:06 PM
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because the country is in horrible debt and taxpayers money could be put to much better use.

let me guess...you get pa don't you?!

Quoting Anonymous:

Why do people care so much on food stamps??? Who gives a crap!!!! Live your life and stop caring what other people do!!


HotMomma2622
by Silver Member on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:06 PM
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May be if they teach families hiw to budget with food stamps and how to eat healthy while on the program that might make a diffrence.
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BluePandaDreams
by on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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I have a better idea. How about we cut the salaries of all those idiots in washington that america so gleefully voted into office last november.
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by Anonymous on Jan. 24, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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I can think of quite a few things I would cut before food stamps.
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