Look how the cost skyrocketed under obama!
Did you expect anything less than an increase under president entitlement? From 2004-08 (Bush’s 2nd term) the number held steady at 10-11%, but then when emperor zero comes to power of course the number of Americans on food stamps doubles!
As for the cost, Clinton got the costs down in his second term and they started going up following 9/11 and the economy hit in 2000 then again in 2007/08 under Bush. But then obama seizes power under
hope and change lies and deceit and it the charts blows up!
People are getting trapped in poverty under this corrupt regime. For 2 years they held a supermajority and could have done something to curb this to truly stimulate the economy. Instead the socialist party chose to ram through obamacare which has had a negative affect on businesses who are cutting back employees and work hours which will cause more people to go into poverty seeking food stamps because since they can’t make end meet.
The emperor solution to all of this will be more taxes and fees, more “stimulation” from the Federal Reserve by way of pumping more printed money into the system. This is a never-ending spiral into economic collapse. Until DC wakes up and realizes everything they are doing is counter productive to economic growth these numbers will only get worse. Taxes, regulations, pressure from unions are all scaring businesses away when the govt should be doing things to make conducting business in the US easier not harder. This is why there are no jobs because we don’t make anything here anymore! Government needs to het the hell out of micro-managing business/ economy and let the free markets loose!
Record 20% of Households on Food Stamps in 2013
by Ali Meyer | CNS
A record 20% of American households, one in five, were on food stamps in 2013, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The numbers also show there was a record number of individuals on food stamps in 2013 and that the cost of the program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), was at an all-time high.
The USDA says that there were 23,052,388 households on food stamps in the average month of fiscal 2013, an increase of 722,675 from fiscal year 2012, when there were 22,329,713 households on food stamps in the average month..more