The number of US household receiving food stamps reached another record high in March. The news was released Friday afternoon, of course, when the bureaucrats thought nobody would be paying attention. They should really come out and do big press conferences when they release news like this, since it is all part of the grand plan.
The number of American households on food stamps reached a new record high in March, according to new data released by the Agriculture Department.
The March numbers the USDA released Friday reveal 23,116,441 households enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps, each receiving an average monthly benefit of $274.30. (Read More)
Most of the funding for food stamps comes through the farm bill which is loaded up with all sorts of other things that have nothing to do with farming, like a tax on stone.