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The food stamp bill would be more costly than the Obama Stimulus!!!!!

The food stamp bill would be more costly than the Obama Stimulus!!!!! Farm Bills Would Cost More Than Obama Stimulus Daren Bakst October 28, 2013 at 3:56 pm The House and Senate are considering farm bill legislation this week whose costs should raise red flags for all Americans. In fact, the House and Senate versions […]

Food stamp reform must be done in order to cut bloated spending in Washington!!

Food stamp reform must be done in order to cut bloated spending in Washington!! Farm Bill: A Response to President Obama Daren Bakst October 17, 2013 at 5:31 pm In his recent remarks, President Obama made a push to get a new farm bill enacted by the end of the year. Sound agriculture and food […]

Which states are the leaders in food stamp consumption? (includes editorial cartoon)

I am glad that my state of Arkansas is not the leader in food stamps!!! Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Which State Has the Highest Food Stamp Usage of All? March 19, 2013 by Dan Mitchell The food stamp program seems to be a breeding ground of waste, fraud, and abuse. Some of the horror stories […]

Lawmakers need to encourage self-sufficiency and work through food assistance programs and not laziness.

Lawmakers need to encourage self-sufficiency and work through food assistance programs and not laziness. 101 Million Americans Received Food Aid Last Year T. Elliot Gaiser July 18, 2013 at 5:35 pm Newscom Nearly one-third of Americans received government-funded food aid in 2012, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). As […]

Why can’t we cut the Food Stamp budget?

Why can’t we cut the Food Stamp budget? Should Food Stamps Be in Farm Bill? Congressman Seeks to Split Legislation Kelsey Harris June 17, 2013 at 10:38 pm Bill Clark/Roll Call Photos/Newscom Representative Marlin Stutzman (R-IN), a fourth-generation farmer, is asking his House colleagues to separate the food stamp program from the “farm” bill. Stutzman […]

Food stamp spending has doubled under the Obama Administration

The sad fact is that Food stamp spending has doubled under the Obama Administration. A Bumper Crop of Food Stamps Amy Payne May 21, 2013 at 7:01 am Tweet this Where do food stamps come from? They come from taxpayers—certainly not from family farms. Yet the “farm” bill, a recurring subsidy-fest in Congress, is actually […]

Which states are the leaders in food stamp consumption?

I am glad that my state of Arkansas is not the leader in food stamps!!! Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Which State Has the Highest Food Stamp Usage of All? March 19, 2013 by Dan Mitchell The food stamp program seems to be a breeding ground of waste, fraud, and abuse. Some of the horror stories […]

Why not cancel the foodstamp program and let the churches step in?

Government Must Cut Spending Uploaded by HeritageFoundation on Dec 2, 2010 The government can cut roughly $343 billion from the federal budget and they can do so immediately. __________ We are becoming a country filled with people that dependent on the federal government when we should be growing our economy by lowering taxes and putting […]

Food Stamp Program is constantly ripped off and should be discontinued

Uploaded by oversightandreform on Mar 6, 2012 Learn More at http://oversight.house.gov The Oversight Committee is examining reports of food stamp merchants previously disqualified who continue to defraud the program. According to a Scripps Howard News Service report, food stamp fraud costs taxpayers hundreds of millions every year. Watch the Oversight hearing live tomorrow at 930 […]

Daniel Mitchell: The bottom line is that Biden used the pandemic as an excuse to squander $1.9 trillion, even though at most only $80 billion of the money was for anything that was even vaguely related to vaccines and treatments!

– Least Surprising Headline of All Time Government spending, almost by definition, is wasteful. But it’s worth distinguishing between two types of waste. Money that is spent properly but inefficiently. Money that is diverted by crooks and scammers. Today, we’re going to focus on the second type of waste. I’ve previously written about widespread fraud […]