Saturday, February 14, 2015

Does This Seem Like the End of "The Great Recession"?

Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 46,000,000 for 39 Straight Months - February 10, 2015 By Ali Meyer
The number of beneficiaries on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, has topped 46,000,000 for 39 straight months, according to datareleased by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). In November 2014, the latest month reported, there were 46,271,508 Americans on food stamps. Food stamp recipients have exceeded 46 million since September 2011…..

In response to a recommendation made by the Communist government of Cuba, the U.S. State Department is boasting in a report submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights on Friday that there were "46.5 million" people on food stamps in the United States last year and that a quarter of all Americans received government “food assistance.”....

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