Food Stamps OK For Porn, Tatoos, Jewelry

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That is why everyone wants to be poor

Champagne, Lobster, Filet Mignon with an occaisional Deep Fried Twinkie thrown in
College students would like to EAT like the poor.
I didn't want to add this...but you've dragged it out of me:

"1. Mak, 31, grew up in Westchester, graduated from the University of Chicago and toiled in publishing in New York during his 20s before moving to Baltimore last year with a meager part-time blogging job and prospects for little else. About half of his friends in Baltimore have been getting food stamps since the economy toppled, so he decided to give it a try; to his delight, he qualified for $200 a month.

“I’m sort of a foodie, and I’m not going to do the ‘living off ramen’ thing,” he said, fondly remembering a recent meal he’d prepared of roasted rabbit with butter, tarragon and sweet potatoes. “I used to think that you could only get processed food and government cheese on food stamps, but it’s great that you can get anything.”

2. But they also note that recent changes made to the program as part of last year’s stimulus package, which relaxed the restrictions on able-bodied adults without dependents to collect food stamps, have made some young singles around the country eligible for the first time.

“There are many 20-somethings from educated families who go through a period of unemployment and live very frugally, maybe even technically in poverty, who now qualify,” said Parke Wilde, a food economist at Tufts University who has written extensively about food stamp usage and policy.


3. And in cities that are magnets for 20- and 30-something creatives and young professionals, the kinds of food markets that specialize in delectables like artisanal bread, heirloom tomatoes and grass-fed beef have seen significant upticks in food stamp payments among their typical shoppers."

4. “You’re hosting dinner parties and buying cases of wine — on taxpayers’ money!” one person wrote. “Your attitude is so objectionable that you’re like a trainwreck; it’s hard to look away.” (One cannot, in fact, buy wine with food stamps, though dinner party ingredients are fair game.)
Hipsters on food stamps - Salon.com


Yup....in the Liberal mag Salon.....


This is the level of character that the Obama folks would love to see as ubiquitous.
Read the article....your blood will boil!


"Trump Administration to Close Food Stamp Eligibility Loopholes for Able-Bodied Adults

...a finalized rule Wednesday to promote self-sufficiency for able-bodied adults without children who receive food stamps.

The rule aims to close loopholes used by states that frequently grant broad exemptions for recipients to remain on food stamps longer without actively seeking a job or work training.

... the food stamp program is intended to be for assistance in difficult times, rather than a way of life. "
USDA to Close Food Stamp Loopholes for Able-Bodied Adults


The existing statute already limits adults aged

 

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Are they called Gun Stamps? Or Porn Stamps? Or Tattoo Stamps?

No. They are called FOOD Stamps, and that is ALL that should legally be purchasable with them. FOOD.
In most states that is what its used for, if you try to use the EBT card on anything but food it will be declined, Massachussets is the only state I know of that allows you to do this.
But they are 100% funded by the Federal government. In other words we all pay for the Democrat's vote buying in Mass.

The only answer now is to cut off all handouts completely. You cant fix a system this broken.
 

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There is no true poverty in the United States of America.
That is, material poverty. But there is spiritual poverty, poverty of character.
And there is a virulent political philosophy that encourages taking, rather than earning....
...pleading and demanding based on envy.

Food stamps for those who need food, and cannot provide for themselves...an old and honorable heritage in America: "On January 6, 1657 twenty-eight “Scottish men” signed the Laws Rules and Order of the Poor Boxes Society” in Boston, New England and formed the Scots’ Charitable Society."
http://www.linknet1.com/scots-charitable/menu1/index1.html



But what the Left has made common is a blemish on the nation and the people...

1."Mass Gov. Deval Patrick Vetoes Ban On Using Welfare EBT Cards To Purchase Porn, Tattoos, Manicures Because It Would “Humiliate Poor People”…No surprise he’s a close friend of Barack Obama (Axelrod ran his first campaign for Mass governor).

2. Patrick vetoed the reforms Sunday while signing the state’s $32.5 billion budget.

3. According to the Boston Herald, which first reported the veto, the governor berated the legislature’s stab at banning the purchase of specific items like manicures, tattoos, guns, porn, body piercings, jewelry, and bail by saying the move was “political grandstanding” at a time when such reforms are already on track elsewhere.


4. “I’m not going to do anything that makes vulnerable people beg for their benefits.This notion of humiliating poor people has got to be separated from how we make a program, and frankly separated and disposed of, from how we make a program work and work well,” Patrick said,...



5. Patrick allowed bans on the use of EBT cards in establishments known for the sale of seemingly controversial items — such as tattoo parlors, gun shops, casinos, cruise ships, and adult entertainment facilities —- to stand."
Exposing Liberal Lies: Deval Patrick OKs Porn, Tatoos, Jewelry with Food Stamps




We live in a time when the welfare industry needs to convinced well-meaning folks that there is a 'need.'
Rather it is a 'want.'


Consider the above when you vote.
More lies and bullshit from PC. If you didn't lie, you'd never post.

What Can SNAP Buy? | USDA-FNS

According to the USFDA, none of the idiot blogs you linked to are correct. You cannot buy tatoos, manicures, or other non-food item using SNAP, so the idea of opposing such laws is grandstanding.
 

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It is difficult to get food stamps.
You have to be very poor, and you still have to buy them.
They are not free, and only unless you are a woman with dependent children, you have to work or apply for jobs.
There is no significant abuse of the SNAP program.
 

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Are they called Gun Stamps? Or Porn Stamps? Or Tattoo Stamps?

No. They are called FOOD Stamps, and that is ALL that should legally be purchasable with them. FOOD.
In most states that is what its used for, if you try to use the EBT card on anything but food it will be declined, Massachussets is the only state I know of that allows you to do this.
But they are 100% funded by the Federal government. In other words we all pay for the Democrat's vote buying in Mass.

The only answer now is to cut off all handouts completely. You cant fix a system this broken.
Easy peasy. Just raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour and make minimum wage employers pay their employees a living wage. That would eliminate the need for food stamps for working Americans.
 
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There is no true poverty in the United States of America.
That is, material poverty. But there is spiritual poverty, poverty of character.
And there is a virulent political philosophy that encourages taking, rather than earning....
...pleading and demanding based on envy.

Food stamps for those who need food, and cannot provide for themselves...an old and honorable heritage in America: "On January 6, 1657 twenty-eight “Scottish men” signed the Laws Rules and Order of the Poor Boxes Society” in Boston, New England and formed the Scots’ Charitable Society."
http://www.linknet1.com/scots-charitable/menu1/index1.html



But what the Left has made common is a blemish on the nation and the people...

1."Mass Gov. Deval Patrick Vetoes Ban On Using Welfare EBT Cards To Purchase Porn, Tattoos, Manicures Because It Would “Humiliate Poor People”…No surprise he’s a close friend of Barack Obama (Axelrod ran his first campaign for Mass governor).

2. Patrick vetoed the reforms Sunday while signing the state’s $32.5 billion budget.

3. According to the Boston Herald, which first reported the veto, the governor berated the legislature’s stab at banning the purchase of specific items like manicures, tattoos, guns, porn, body piercings, jewelry, and bail by saying the move was “political grandstanding” at a time when such reforms are already on track elsewhere.


4. “I’m not going to do anything that makes vulnerable people beg for their benefits.This notion of humiliating poor people has got to be separated from how we make a program, and frankly separated and disposed of, from how we make a program work and work well,” Patrick said,...



5. Patrick allowed bans on the use of EBT cards in establishments known for the sale of seemingly controversial items — such as tattoo parlors, gun shops, casinos, cruise ships, and adult entertainment facilities —- to stand."
Exposing Liberal Lies: Deval Patrick OKs Porn, Tatoos, Jewelry with Food Stamps




We live in a time when the welfare industry needs to convinced well-meaning folks that there is a 'need.'
Rather it is a 'want.'


Consider the above when you vote.
More lies and bullshit from PC. If you didn't lie, you'd never post.

What Can SNAP Buy? | USDA-FNS

According to the USFDA, none of the idiot blogs you linked to are correct. You cannot buy tatoos, manicures, or other non-food item using SNAP, so the idea of opposing such laws is grandstanding.


Why are you Leftists so vulgar?


Is it the fact that you can't win the argument so you inject the language of the gutter?



I never lie, never have to, because I'm never wrong:

Take the fact...FACT....that Democrats want illegal aliens here,so they can vote.

Hence.....they give illegals food stamps as an enticement.




The Food Stamp Program Rewards Households with Illegal Aliens



In this world-turned-upside-down context, let's look at the eligibility rules for Food Stamps, rules that in 46 of the 50 states mean that the U.S. government rewards a household for having an illegal immigrant within it.

As humorist Dave Barry says, I am not making this up.

Such households have a mix of illegals (often parents) and citizens (usually kids); only the citizens are nominally eligible for the benefits of the program, but if groceries purchased by Food Stamps are on the dining room table, the common-sense assumption is that all members of the family will benefit from it.

Yes, all else being equal, a low-income household with one or more illegal aliens in it, is more likely to get Food Stamps than a household with similar income with all members being legally present. In another, related scenario both families are eligible, both have equal incomes, but the one with an illegal alien member seems to get a larger allotment. The Food Stamp Program Rewards Households with Illegal Aliens



"According to the Department of Agriculture, 1.5 million noncitizens received food stamps in the 2015 fiscal year, as did 3.9 million citizen children living with noncitizen adults.

Undocumented immigrants are never eligible for food stamps, though they may live in a “mixed eligibility” household that does receive them. For instance, it’s not uncommon for undocumented parents to apply for assistance on behalf of their citizen children."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...rump-will-deport-them/?utm_term=.5d49a725aa5c



A couple of years later I was working with the Colorado State Food Stamp program at a time when Richard Lamm (D) was governor. I found, on arriving, that while illegal aliens were not supposed to get these benefits there was nothing on the application form that indicated place of birth, nor was there any technique for checking with INS on applicant eligibility. We got the forms changed and arranged for the state's Food Stamp authorities to plug into an early version of E-Verify as to the immigration status of the applicants.

The Food Stamp Program Rewards Households with Illegal Aliens


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Then there is reality: the vast majority of illegal aliens are on welfare, and will be for life. And far from contributing to our society and economy, illegals depress wages, and the average illegal alien takes in $19,000 more in public benefits each year than they contribute in income, sales taxes and social security contributions combined.

Illegal immigration is literally bankrupting this nation. And this woman is Exhibit A.

Illegal alien and mother of seven, Florida resident Marita Nelson, receives $240 in food stamps, monthly medications, $700 in Social Security and a housing allowance. And she has been receiving government assistance for over 20 YEARS – ever since she illegally entered the U.S. by swimming the Rio Grande — which up to 290,000 illegals have done since January.

And even though she initially had a job, Nelson hasn’t worked a day in 17 years – but still collects her checks.



http://toprightnews.com/illegal-ali...-stamps-housing-social-security-for-20-years/
 
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There is no true poverty in the United States of America.
That is, material poverty. But there is spiritual poverty, poverty of character.
And there is a virulent political philosophy that encourages taking, rather than earning....
...pleading and demanding based on envy.

Food stamps for those who need food, and cannot provide for themselves...an old and honorable heritage in America: "On January 6, 1657 twenty-eight “Scottish men” signed the Laws Rules and Order of the Poor Boxes Society” in Boston, New England and formed the Scots’ Charitable Society."
http://www.linknet1.com/scots-charitable/menu1/index1.html



But what the Left has made common is a blemish on the nation and the people...

1."Mass Gov. Deval Patrick Vetoes Ban On Using Welfare EBT Cards To Purchase Porn, Tattoos, Manicures Because It Would “Humiliate Poor People”…No surprise he’s a close friend of Barack Obama (Axelrod ran his first campaign for Mass governor).

2. Patrick vetoed the reforms Sunday while signing the state’s $32.5 billion budget.

3. According to the Boston Herald, which first reported the veto, the governor berated the legislature’s stab at banning the purchase of specific items like manicures, tattoos, guns, porn, body piercings, jewelry, and bail by saying the move was “political grandstanding” at a time when such reforms are already on track elsewhere.


4. “I’m not going to do anything that makes vulnerable people beg for their benefits.This notion of humiliating poor people has got to be separated from how we make a program, and frankly separated and disposed of, from how we make a program work and work well,” Patrick said,...



5. Patrick allowed bans on the use of EBT cards in establishments known for the sale of seemingly controversial items — such as tattoo parlors, gun shops, casinos, cruise ships, and adult entertainment facilities —- to stand."
Exposing Liberal Lies: Deval Patrick OKs Porn, Tatoos, Jewelry with Food Stamps




We live in a time when the welfare industry needs to convinced well-meaning folks that there is a 'need.'
Rather it is a 'want.'


Consider the above when you vote.
More lies and bullshit from PC. If you didn't lie, you'd never post.

What Can SNAP Buy? | USDA-FNS

According to the USFDA, none of the idiot blogs you linked to are correct. You cannot buy tatoos, manicures, or other non-food item using SNAP, so the idea of opposing such laws is grandstanding.



And here is the insane plan of your party


. The hard working American taxpayer would pay for illegal alien's healthcare

 
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There is no true poverty in the United States of America.
That is, material poverty. But there is spiritual poverty, poverty of character.
And there is a virulent political philosophy that encourages taking, rather than earning....
...pleading and demanding based on envy.

Food stamps for those who need food, and cannot provide for themselves...an old and honorable heritage in America: "On January 6, 1657 twenty-eight “Scottish men” signed the Laws Rules and Order of the Poor Boxes Society” in Boston, New England and formed the Scots’ Charitable Society."
http://www.linknet1.com/scots-charitable/menu1/index1.html



But what the Left has made common is a blemish on the nation and the people...

1."Mass Gov. Deval Patrick Vetoes Ban On Using Welfare EBT Cards To Purchase Porn, Tattoos, Manicures Because It Would “Humiliate Poor People”…No surprise he’s a close friend of Barack Obama (Axelrod ran his first campaign for Mass governor).

2. Patrick vetoed the reforms Sunday while signing the state’s $32.5 billion budget.

3. According to the Boston Herald, which first reported the veto, the governor berated the legislature’s stab at banning the purchase of specific items like manicures, tattoos, guns, porn, body piercings, jewelry, and bail by saying the move was “political grandstanding” at a time when such reforms are already on track elsewhere.


4. “I’m not going to do anything that makes vulnerable people beg for their benefits.This notion of humiliating poor people has got to be separated from how we make a program, and frankly separated and disposed of, from how we make a program work and work well,” Patrick said,...



5. Patrick allowed bans on the use of EBT cards in establishments known for the sale of seemingly controversial items — such as tattoo parlors, gun shops, casinos, cruise ships, and adult entertainment facilities —- to stand."
Exposing Liberal Lies: Deval Patrick OKs Porn, Tatoos, Jewelry with Food Stamps




We live in a time when the welfare industry needs to convinced well-meaning folks that there is a 'need.'
Rather it is a 'want.'


Consider the above when you vote.
More lies and bullshit from PC. If you didn't lie, you'd never post.

What Can SNAP Buy? | USDA-FNS

According to the USFDA, none of the idiot blogs you linked to are correct. You cannot buy tatoos, manicures, or other non-food item using SNAP, so the idea of opposing such laws is grandstanding.


Another lie.


The recipients sell their food stamps for cash.


Everyone knows it.....even you.
 

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Mommy why can't we balance the budget.....
 

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It is difficult to get food stamps.
You have to be very poor, and you still have to buy them.
They are not free, and only unless you are a woman with dependent children, you have to work or apply for jobs.
There is no significant abuse of the SNAP program.
Total bullshit.

This change basically takes illegal aliens off of food stamps.
 

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