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Hunger Games: Republicrats seek $20 billion cut to Food Stamps

rsz_catching_fire_mockingjayThey required the entire nation but themselves to buy ObamaCare, and they still get all their profit shares, and they have their wars, ecocide and population reduction, and they got their bailouts, but for us?  Starve. ~Ed.

A Socialist Worker Editorial

UNEMPLOYMENT IS stubbornly high, and many people are still reeling from the effects of the Great Recession. So what’s Congress’ plan to get people back to work? Here’s their grand idea: Make the unemployed go hungry to really motivate them to find a job. [emphasis added]

On June 20, by a margin of 234 to 195, the House defeated the proposed farm bill that emerged from the House Agriculture Subcommittee. The bill, which sets agriculture policy as well as spending on nutrition assistance, would cut $20.1 billion over 10 years from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly known as food stamps.

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