April 18, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ireland Honors Mass Murderer Che Guevara with Commemorative Stamp

The Irish government authorised the production of a stamp honouring the ‘Irish roots’ of Argentinian Marxist and mass murder Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Ireland’s mail service An Post produced the stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Guevara, which falls on Monday, October 9th, reports The Irish Times. Revealed Friday, the stamp’s cover […]

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 […]

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, […]

Here Is Your New Muslim Postage Stamp, America

It’s a brand new year, America, and the U.S. Postal Service has just introduced its annual batch of 2016 stamps. Among the stamps is a purple-and-gold stamp celebrating the two most significant festivals in Islam: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. The stamp’s gold calligraphy (by Mohamed Zakaria of Arlington, Va.) reads Eidukum mumbarak, which translates […]

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