One-sixth of the country is now receiving food stamps and the number just continues to climb.
Most argue this increase simply has to do with the terrible recession and resultant unemployment; but the food stamp program, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, is yet another crony capitalist scheme (surprise, surprise).
But ultimately, as more people lose their jobs or are forced to take low-paying jobs and more of those people get on food stamps, this system (like so many others in this country) is not even remotely sustainable.
If things continue this way, we are definitely set to see a Cloward-Piven style collapse in America. And even our congressmen have admitted that’s what they believe our current president is trying to do.
Here are a few more crony facts most people might not realize about our nation’s food stamp program...