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Food Banks ‘Panicking’ Over $5 Billion Cut from Food Stamps, “Prepare For Longer Lines”

According to NBC News, President of the Food Bank for New York City, Margaret Purvis expects those cuts will draw even more people to organizations that already provide 400,000 meals a day to hungry city folks. “Our members are panicking,” she said as time wound down before the benefit decreases …

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Census Bureau: Government Benefit Recipients Now Outnumber Full-Time Workers

(CNSNews.com) – Americans who were recipients of means-tested government benefits in 2011 outnumbered year-round full-time workers, according to data released this month by the Census Bureau.They also out-numbered the total population of the Philippines. There were 108,592,000 people in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2011 who were recipients …

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