Quoting: Anonymous Coward 22342469 The type of people who are on food stamps certainly do not own firearms,
Learn to hunt your own food then. Catch a deer or something. Quoting: Anonymous Coward 23460372
and even if they managed to get ahold of one, would not know how to load it or which end is the good or bad end.
You have to understand, most of the people on welfare are probably unfit to survive except as charity cases.
Some of them do. Abuses abound, as shown from this investigative report from nearly a year ago.
There are good and bad in anything. In the economic times we're in, it's not so easy to determine "the type of people" who are on welfare.
There have been some heartwarming posts on here by people who get food stamps because they absolutely have to, but don't want to. People who value and appreciate them. They use them wisely and provide good made from scratch food for their families.
My heart goes out to each and every one of them. My disgust goes out to the ones mentioned in this article, not only for what they're doing, but for how it's affecting those who are truly down and out and see no alternative.
------------------------------Ohio food stamp recipients waste millions of U.S. tax dollars buying guns, drugs, beer
Joseph said $3.8 million in food stamp fraud has been uncovered in the Cleveland area over the last few years. Yost estimates that food stamp fraud costs Ohioans about $90 million per year.
"Right now, the controls are little too flimsy,” he said, about how the state maintains the SNAP program.
However, Yost and Joseph said they are more concerned about the benefits failing to reach impoverished children.
“There are children who just aren't eating because mom and dad want to get beer and cigarettes instead,” Joseph said.
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