Lmao Trump wants to replace EBT and food stamps with food boxes

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  1. Sohei

    Sohei Too swole to control

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    "Grand Rapids teachers say pay cut qualifies them for food stamps"

    http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2013/03/grand_rapids_teachers_say_sala.html

    "Your college professor could be on assistance"

    https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/in-plain-sight/poverty-u-many-adjunct-professors-food-stamps-n336596

    "Pre-K teachers on food stamps after 10 years of work"

    https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20...e-on-food-stamps-after-10-years-without-raise

    "Hello class your professor is on food stamps"

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/kate-quick/professor-working-poor_b_4645217.html

    Clearly all EBT users are deadbeats just trading them for drugs right?
     
  2. Gunny

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    I suppose personal perspectives matter with this. I was a kid in Vermont in the late 70's - early 80's. Back then the Cabot Creamery was this small cooperative of local farmers who made sharp cheddar cheese for the local market. Same stuff as you can buy everywhere today but back then it was super cheap, came in these enormous cinder blocks and, to a young kid's taste buds, was absolutely disgusting! I was always resentful that my parents bought Cabot and figured they were just to cheap to spring for the good stuff - like Kraft or Velveeta. As a recall, government cheese seemed a reasonable middle ground between the two extremes.
     
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  3. Steve-French

    Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    That's not the point. The point is that these people need to be fed, so the government steps in and assists feeding them. So whats the problem if they get sent well rounded nutritional meals? It sounds kind of entitled and spoiled to turn your nose up at government assisted meals, because you don't want to eat your peas. Like I said before I'm fine with the current system, but would be fine with the one mentioned in the OP as well.
     
  4. Drenalin

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    We can start feeding the needy Asian carp. That’s a win for everyone
     
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    PHATV WHITEBELT Platinum Member

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    You mean the finest yellow American cheese the world has ever known? I have. Late 70s, early 80s. That was some damn good cheese. Came in that big cardboard box stamped USDA, if memory serves.
     
  6. Klippy

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    This won't work. People prefer to pick their own food items.
     
  7. Drenalin

    Drenalin Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    This all boils down to the fact that people don’t need to rely on tax payers to eat. If you don’t believe me, explain the Amish
     
  8. Limbo Pete

    Limbo Pete Super Samoderator Belt Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Well, my experience with government cheese in the late 80'/early 90's was awful. Came in these big slimey bricks. And I mean slimey.
    Sounds like the 70's cheese was pretty decent.
     
  9. Steve-French

    Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    Wow... That's fucked up. Those must be some piss poor districts. Every teacher I ever knew throughout the years seemed to do alright.
     
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  10. sickc0d3r

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    Wrong. It's a simple concept, really.

    In exchange for excluding people from land that allows them to produce for themselves, and forcing them to participate in the market to make rent instead, we provide compensation when the market is not capable of ensuring everyone's basic needs are met.
     
  11. HunterSdVa29

    HunterSdVa29 Respect, tho Platinum Member

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    beggars shouldn't be choosers

    have zero problem w/ this, will also speed up lines at the grocery store not having to wait for cans trying to illegally obtain things w/ Food Stamps or WIC. Not like they give you a book w/ directions and pictures ffs, oh wait
     
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    Limbo Pete Super Samoderator Belt Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    "And my personal favorite, Green Eggs and the Gubment Cheese."

     
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    cincymma79 Red Belt

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    We need to make changes to our system
    Propose any change except for Tripling funding, you hate poor people
     
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    Oh, I agree. Not arguing that point.
     
  16. milliniar

    milliniar Who needs a belt?

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    The Amish are essentially communist communes...
    well that's a stretch but they are their own communities and are for the most part self sufficient as the are stuck in the past
     
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    Defense spending is jumping to $713 billion and you didn't have a problem with it, but for some reason, EBT needs to "make changes to our system?"

    This is a program that actually benefits Americans.
     
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    Sure, do you think people located in a 60 apartment complex are representative of the millions of people who get food stamps? You sound clueless on how statistics work.
     
  19. Drenalin

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    What about the mennonites?
     
  20. aitkenmike

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    Tell me how you think it is possible to make planning, adjusting for dietary requirements, sourcing, collating, packing, chilling, storing, shipping, storing and chilling or delivering CHEAPER than giving someone (a little less than is needed) money to spend and do make them do those things themselves.
     

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