46 Million On Food Stamps

46 Million On Food Stamps

As the Administration continues to boast economic recovery, recent food stamp usage data suggests the contrary. According to CNSNews.com, the Department of Agriculture reported, “the number of Americans on food stamps has topped 46,000,000 for 35 straight months.” This publication goes on to state, “while the number of persons participating in SNAP in July declined slightly from the 46,496,252 who were participating in June, the number of households participating increased in that same time frame from 22,714,042 in June to 22,715,583 in July.”

Significant and sustained economic growth should, at least to some degree, lead to diminishing numbers of individuals dependent upon the government for subsistence. Once again, the data clearly points to an economy struggling to find its footing.

 

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