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Food Stamp Friday: Desensitizing The Term! [Pic]

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Food Stamp Friday: Desensitizing The Term! [Pic]. Why should you be ashamed about being on food stamps? Let the world know.
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sweatpeanis
Female, 18-29, Western US
 418 Posts
Saturday, April 7, 2012 11:40:18 AM
It's a trick! Hopefully..

ryanwi
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 73 Posts
Saturday, April 7, 2012 1:31:59 AM
@botfly

They aren't actually using the food stamp cards during the promotion. They are just showing the cards to qualify for the offer. What you can actually buy with the cards is fairly limited. I think it`s reasonable to assume that alcohol isn`t on the list.

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4850 Posts
Friday, April 6, 2012 1:30:26 PM
vegascartman-" Now it's a source of pride. Thanks Obama."

As much as I dislike Obama`s policies, this attitude has been on the rise for decades before Obama was elected. But I will say he is fostering the `Momma Guv`mint` movement.

But, I`ve always had an idea that would improve the Food Stamp situation: Back in the 70`s many grocery stores had an aisle of two set aside for `generic products`. All had simple white labels: `Beans`, `Chili` (the chili was very good, btw). Why not do the same, but set aside several isles of `Food Stamp products`? If it`s not in that section, you can`t buy it with food stamps.

Not a complete solution, but would definitely save tax dollars.

And anyone found abusing food stamps, they are forbidden from getting benefits from time periods ranging from months to ever.

UserIDTaken9
Male, 18-29, Western US
 52 Posts
Friday, April 6, 2012 9:45:15 AM
Just because a vocal (hopefully minority) group of people are non-nice individuals doesn't mean the rest are. Here that means both the black american community at large and the group of Americans who need food stamps.

On an aside, is this exchanging food stamps for drinks, or a discount at the bar for people who get food stamps? I can`t tell.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33911 Posts
Friday, April 6, 2012 6:18:14 AM

Explain please, why is it that I am a racist when I referance a stereotype they have reinforced with poo like this? If someone self-identifies themself like this, why am I a bad guy for believing it?


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