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Friday, June 15, 2012

“Phone Stamps”: Food Stamps Now Come With Free Phones

The food stamp program is in fact a food card program. To keep things efficient (and anonymous), welfare clients are issued their own debit cards for food. The stores get the digital money instantly. This is now costing taxpayers $75 billion a year. But add to this another $2 billion. Why? Because people on the food card program are eligible to have a free cell phone. The general public does not know this. But even if they did, they would not protest. The voters are so completely guilt-manipulated that they will not protest, no matter how big the welfare state gets. We are way beyond the point of no return. The bills keep rising.
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Judy Morris,
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