If there was ever something I hated more than American mass media, then I don't know what it is. Possibly Rothschild family banking...
Fox "news" is the single biggest and most noteworthy offender to all things true in this country, and it's such a clown show on that station now that it's offensive to me that anyone believes any single thing said there.
I suppose it does give Colbert and The Daily Show some awesomeness to work with though - for laughs.
But the crap I hear about the poor being lazy, unwilling to work, etc, etc, etc - is self serving, self righteous ego fodder of the highest order.
We must all eat to live, and there are horrific problems in the Food Stamp programs for sure....but then there are lies.
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I work with the poor and homeless daily and the half truths and lies that are told by the mass media and places like Fox News are truly hurtful and the stories are not fully vetted before being put out as truth.
All kinds of myths are put out about people on food stamps. A single person gets at the most $200.00 in food stamps and there is no way you can feed yourself on that.
As I said in another post I see it every day. We give boxes of groceries out and have children hug cans of green beans because they know they will get to eat tonight.
We are preparing to feed several thousand people tomorrow. What if you had no Thanksgiving Meal to feed your children tomorrow. Its sad that the United States has deteriorated to the point where it is. A lot of Americans don't yet realize how bad things have gotten in this country but I fear they will. Because I think that things are only going to get worse until the people of the United States stand up to our so called Government and demand real change.
How can we even send one dime out of this country in foreign aid when we have people here in the United States who need that aid. We have hungry people here in America and other than the Holiday Season they get no attention. What if you had to take your family and go sleep under a bridge tonight. 14.000 people in New Orleans will do that tonight. And across the United States more and more women and children are showing up at Homeless Shelters.
But yet people will continue to play their Democrat and Republican Games when the American People should be throwing all the bums out of office.
by Stacie L4 years ago
Fla. bill would ban buying sweets with food stampsBy KELLI KENNEDYupdated 2/5/2012 8:51:18 AM ETFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Florida's poor can use food stamps to buy staples like milk, vegetables, fruits and meat. But they...
by Steven Escareno5 years ago
I just read this article, and I wanted to get everyone's take on it. a guy just won the lottery, and still collects food stamps to this day because it's considered a liquid asset. Therefore, he's still...
by Friendlyword7 years ago
We passed another hurdle Saturday night. What does the Right Wing plan to do now. Will they finally come over from the darkside and start working for the people of this country? Will they keep to same old tired lies and...
by kirstenblog6 years ago
I have never understood all this right wing, left wing stuff. Can anyone explain what its all about, what are these wings and do we get dipping sauce to go with em?
by Gary Anderson4 years ago
There is no difference between the millionaire lady who collected food stamps and the libertarian religion of self and selfishness. Only the libertarian religion is codified and is a philosophy that puts self first....
by ahorseback3 years ago
I mean after all there is then one less chair to sit in And some poor soul is going to fall on the floor , And the stronger person always wins creating more and more weak children that will not develop ...
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