April 22, 2018

Food Stamp Usage Drops over Half-Million in a Single Month.

More than half a million people dropped off the food stamp rolls in a single month, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA data reveals that a total of 587,792 people discontinued their participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) between December 2017 and January 2018. The latest numbers […]

Trump Considers Drug Testing, Work Requirements For Food Stamp Recipients.

It looks like changes are coming down the pike for able-bodied food stamp recipients. President Donald Trump is mulling over allowing states to drug test some food stamp recipients, AP reports. Currently, states are legally prohibited from enacting their own requirements on recipients, though a reported 20 states have introduced legislation that would screen welfare […]

The Washington Post Reports That 36% Of College Students Don’t Have Enough Food To Eat. That’s A Lie.

Thirty-six percent of college students are going hungry. That’s the message of a story in yesterday’s Washington Post that’s making the rounds. If it’s anything like the “1 in 5 college girls are sexually assaulted” fiction that Joe Biden popularized in 2015, this faux-statistic may soon become conventional wisdom, too. The “Still Hungry and Homeless […]

TWO MILLION Leave Food Stamp Rolls in Trump’s First Year — Saving Country $3 Billion Annually.

Over two million people left the food stamp rolls in President Trump’s first year in office. The Washington Free Beacon reported: The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, declined by more than two million in fiscal year 2017, according to data released by the […]

SOCIALIST PARADISE: Several Dead, 15 Injured In Fight For Food In Venezuela.

Several people were killed and more than a dozen injured in socialist Venezuela on Thursday after they tried to loot stores for food so they would not starve to death. AFP News reports that in the town of Arapuey, looters desperately tried to get food and clashed with the military, which resulted in approximately 100 […]

Food Stamp Enrollment Drops by 2 Million Under Trump.

The number of people enrolled in food stamps dropped by two million since President Trump took office, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA data show that the number of people enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the government program that administers food stamps, plunged to 42,182,443 in fiscal […]

Wonders Of Socialism: Venezuelan Kids Turn To Prostitution for Food

I don’t think the late Hugo Chavez was expecting 21st Century Socialism to bring his country to the brink of economic disaster, some could argue its already there. For over a year, the Latin American nation, which at one time was one the region’s richest nations, has reached a level of destitution that’s so bad […]

GREAT AGAIN: 1.5 Million Fewer Americans on Food Stamps Under Trump

Former president Barack Obama has been busy since leaving office trying to secure his legacy. But here’s one big way Americans will always remember the 44th president: People forced to live on food stamp soared 32% under his watch. In 2009, when he took office, there were 33.5 million people on food stamp benefits; in […]

Food Stamp Usage Has Fallen Every Month of Trump Presidency

Food stamp usage has declined every month since President Trump took office in January, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics on food stamp enrollment. Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) dropped to 41,310,785 in June 2017, the latest data available from the USDA, from 42,691,363 in January 2017. Food stamp usage has been […]

EXCELLENT: Illegal Immigrants Stop Taking Food Stamps So They Won’t Be Deported

According to The Washington Post, a number of illegal immigrant families are pulling their children out of the SNAP program because they feel that enrolling in the program would expose their identities as illegal immigrants, leading to deportation. Caitlin Dewey, writing for the Post, interviewed Luisa Fortin, a SNAP outreach coordinator in Georgia, who fretted, […]

Wife of Immigrant D.C. Lawyer Worth $1.5 Million Arrested For Food Stamp, Welfare Fraud

An Arlington, Va., woman allegedly falsified welfare applications to receive more than $100,000 in benefits while her husband raked in $1.5 million salary. Daily Caller reports: Police say Helen Agbapuruonwu, mother of four, collected food stamps and Medicaid benefits from 2010 to 2016, while here husband, Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, was earning $1.5 million as a lawyer in Washington, […]

Wealthy De Blasio Crony Caught Getting Food Stamps Illegally

A religious leader and big-time fundraiser for Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been charged with welfare fraud for getting around $30,000 in food stamps. Yitzchok “Isaac” Sofer, a Hasidic religious leader, hosted a fundraiser for de Blasio’s 2013 mayoral campaign at the same time he was receiving food stamps illegally. Completing this poll […]

Iranian Millionaire On Food Stamps Indicted For Welfare Fraud

An Ohio millionaire descended from Iranian royalty was indicted for welfare fraud Tuesday, after prosecutors allege he bilked Medicare for $45,000 and received $8,400 in food stamps benefits. The 65-year-old Ali Pascal Mahvi insists he is innocent of fraud, but prosecutors say that if convicted, he could spend more than four years in prison. “I absolutely believe he should serve time behind […]

Socialist Venezuela New Food Police Unit Targeting People For Waiting In Supermarket Lines

Venezuelans continue to fight for survival, as the nation’s socialist experiment has all but collapsed. Looting is commonplace. Hunger is rampant, with Venezuelans of every economic class eating out of garbage cans for sustenance. And a medical system that is so starved of supplies, like soap and gloves, that newborns are reportedly being put in […]

Venezuela Running Out of Food as U.S. Says Total Meltdown Imminent – VIDEO

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extended a state of emergency another 60 days as several riots broke out in grocery stores this past week. The country is running out of food, the workweek has been reduced to two days, there is a water shortage and — soon — a gasoline shortage in a country with more […]

Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food, Clothing, Housing Combined

This year Americans will collectively give more money to the government in taxes than they will spend on on food, clothing, and housing combined, a new report from the Tax Foundation reveals. The report shows 31 percent of the nation’s income will go to taxes — $3.3 trillion in federal taxes and $1.6 trillion in state […]

MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF MIDDLE EASTERN REFUGEES ON FOOD STAMPS

More than 90 percent of recent refugees from Middle Eastern nations are on food stamps and nearly 70 percent receive cash assistance, according to government data. According to Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) data highlighted by the immigration subcommittee staff of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)80% — chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National […]

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