Being Poor In America – A Republican vision for America – ‘The Working Poor Is Now The Largest Group Receiving Food Stamp Benefits’ – ‘House Republicans Vote To Cut Food Stamps By $39 Billion’

Republicans continue to punish those that are suffering as a result of their economic stagnation efforts.

The Last Of The Millenniums

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‘Who receives food stamps — what you need to know’.

‘According to the University of Kentucky study’,

  • ’28 percent of food stamp households are headed by a person with at least some college education’.

‘In 1980 that number was eight percent’.

  • ‘Households receiving food stamps are headed by someone with a four-year degree in seven percent of cases’,

‘up from three percent’.

  • ‘Households headed by a high school graduate cover 37 percent of food stamp recipients’,

‘up from 28 percent’.

  • ‘From 2000 to 2011, stagnant wages accounted for 13 percent of the increase in food stamp enrollment’.

‘Those employed either full or part-time, in year round jobs, saw the largest growth in food stamp recipients since 1980’.

  • ‘Seventeen percent of full-time workers, and seven percent of part-time workers, now receive food stamps’.
  • ‘The number of food stamp households headed by an unemployed person has remained fairly constant, at about…

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One thought on “Being Poor In America – A Republican vision for America – ‘The Working Poor Is Now The Largest Group Receiving Food Stamp Benefits’ – ‘House Republicans Vote To Cut Food Stamps By $39 Billion’

  1. Many thanks for the reblog.
    Of course the House Ag Cmt. passed a reduced cut to food stamps, only cutting $800 million this coming year, but the good news is they gave argi business huge subsidies.

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