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Craigslist makes turning food stamps into cash a SNAP

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by RussP, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. RussP

    RussP Super Moderator Moderator

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    That's the number they say is for trafficking. From your link:
    They misquoted the USDA report, The Extent of Trafficking in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: 2009–2011
    . Here is what the USDA said:
    There is that ³. It says:
    Is it an indication that supermarkets might be under-targeted for investigations. There are plenty of chains with stores located where economic lines blend, merge. USDA calls it the "Poverty level of the store’s neighborhood."

    Store violation rates really vary based on poverty levels and urbanization levels. Investigations are focused on the store types in certain locations frequented by customers at certain income levels.

    The USDA report is interesting read, more complete than the article in the original link.
    Always go to the source documents.
    Why do you call it "Faux Outrage?"

    It points out problems in a system. The problem is being addressed. Do we all agree the efforts are properly focused? Do we agree that the efforts are strong enough? We probably do not.
     
  2. The Machinist

    The Machinist Please! Please! No more!

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    Typical response of a liberal. Government waste justifies more government waste.
     

  3. hogship

    hogship Patriot Extraordinaire

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    I'm in favor of going back to the depression "soup kitchens".....it's an idea that worked for those who truly needed help to prevent starvation.

    Besides, if there were no food stamps, there would be almost no starvation anyway......but, a lot of those prior recipients will have to use their disposable income for food. Goodbye to cell phones, Xboxes, drugs, and whatever else isn't necessary to subsist.

    ooc
     
  4. series1811

    series1811 Enforcerator. CLM

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    Hey, as any liberal will tell you, don't worry about the fraud and waste, we can just print more money to pay for it.

    It's just like having a giant money tree.

    And, any Tea Party people who tell you different are racist and crazy.
     
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  5. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Witless Protection Program

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    Ain't nobody got time for that.

    This. Until I see innocent victims of starvation I'll support limiting such aid to volunteer private organizations.

    Bring it on, I didn't stock up on ammo just for paper punching. I'm smiling now.

    No, come to my house! I've got cookies!

    Troll just violated the TOS with that picture.:wavey:
     
  6. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

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    how much have you idiots wasted on obongo care? and cash for clunkers, and every other failed program, yet, you'll sit here an fake giving a rat's ass about the well being of our country, while pointing out as government shutdown?
     
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  7. hogship

    hogship Patriot Extraordinaire

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    Not to mention the "transparency" is on par with a brick wall.:steamed:

    ooc
     
  8. Big Mad Dawg

    Big Mad Dawg

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    The truth is the vast majority of liberals (Obama butt kissing bleeding heart idiots) don’t care about facts they believe only propaganda delivered from their masters. Given enough time liberals will turn America in to a western china with two classes the elite rulers and the majority as abused and used workers whose only hope is to not be too abused or killed by their masters. Liberals are not real Americans they are willing to embrace a political system that has failed several times throughout history but hay they don’t believe history any more than they do facts.

    P.S. if the leech class want my stuff they will have to outlast my ammo supply.:wavey:
     
  9. happyguy

    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    I honestly don't care.

    Just give them the money in cash and cut out the middle man.


    If we limited this to people that needed the money in order to eat this wouldn't even be an issue. The poor who still have some integrity aren't doing this anyway.

    As a matter of fact, while we are at it why don't we total up all their entitlements and give it all to them in cash?

    Look where all these attempts at government control have landed us.

    Regards,
    Happyguy :)
     
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  10. madbaumer

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    I'm not crazy...my mama had me tested! :supergrin: