Food stamps for KFC and tacobell ?

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  1. Modelworks

    Modelworks Lifer

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    Man, now I am getting upset. It is enough that people already abuse food stamps but now they want them to be usable at KFC ? This is getting out of control and if any politicians are reading , if I see your name in support of this in any way I will never ever vote for you. I can't see this passing but just the idea that some people support this , ugh.

    http://www.usatoday.com/money/indus...ting-customers-who-use-food-stamps/50267864/1

     
  2. Pens1566

    Pens1566 Diamond Member

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    And somehow this will all be blamed on those using food stamps. Their lobbying power is unmatched.

    /Cue spidey
     
  3. MomentsofSanity

    MomentsofSanity Diamond Member

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    Can't see this happening given the restrictions already in place on what food stamps can buy. Cant buy hot foods at a grocery store so letting this fly would be ridiculously stupid.

    Corporate greed knows no limits.
     
  4. Craig234

    Craig234 Lifer

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    What is the total cost of this issue (the difference between allowing food stamps for fast food and restricting it to groceries)?

    And how does that amount fit into the issues facing our country economically?

    I look forward to your answer to see how much you are raving about nothing.

    It's amazing how irrational people are about a penny wasted on the poor compared to thousands of times as much elsewhere.

    This may be a corrupt program, driven by the lobbying power of Yum foods. If so, it's the least harmful corrupt program going I know of.

    Get a life, get some perspective, stop taking crumbs from the poor first.

    I'm actually ambivalent about the program - I can see pros and cons - but the fury about helping the poor is disgusting.
     
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  5. GoPackGo

    GoPackGo Diamond Member

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    Why not just give them cash?
     
  6. JS80

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    loliberals blaming "corporate greed" instead of the voting beneficiaries hahaha...
     
  7. spidey07

    spidey07 No Lifer

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    Yum brands has been trying this for a long time, nothing new. But I did notice that the food stamp president is living up to his name...
     
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  9. Modelworks

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    Food stamp cost is out of control in many states and this will not improve things. The fix for food stamps is to restrict what can be bought with it more not increase items that can be bought. Make it a voucher program like WIC where nutrition is considered first and the cost of the program will drop.
     
  10. MomentsofSanity

    MomentsofSanity Diamond Member

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    Who is the group lobbying for this again? Who stands to benefit?
     
  11. SammyJr

    SammyJr Golden Member

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    That's what happens when the job creators are given big big tax breaks and don't don't hire anyone.
     
  12. wirednuts

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    food stamps come from a state level, so im not sure how you blame the increase on obama
     
  13. Modelworks

    Modelworks Lifer

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    who says they will be eating cheap ? If KFC is approved so will every other restaurant. That means red lobster, outback steakhouse, etc.
     
  14. JS80

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    Welfare queens, whether it be humans or corporations. It increases the value of food stamps so shitheads can sell it for higher cash value to buy drugs and alcohol. Win win for the welfare recipients, and you remain loliberal.
     
  15. JS80

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    ORLY?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supplemental_Nutrition_Assistance_Program

     
  16. peonyu

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    "Mammy just got her food stamps in ! She gonna take us all to da Red Lobster since she work so hard fo them !"
     
  17. airdata

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    lawl...

    why's it gotta be KFC ?
     
  18. Chaosblade02

    Chaosblade02 Senior member

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    LOL!!!!

    Whats next are they gonna start bringing them to Tony Roma's for ribs?

    The system is so broken that there is no point in dwelling on it unless you are willing to stand for serious attempts to try and fix it. I think its funny to hear Liberals complaining about this, when the officials they elected are the ones allowing this.
     
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  19. airdata

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    [​IMG]

    There's probably never been a more appropriate gif.
     
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    You don't get out much, do you? Have you ever taken an interest and help other people personally? Something more than just posting on internet forums how *other* people need to help the poor? Grow up a little more, and maybe one day you'll understand that throwing money at someone is not the most helpful way to actually help someone.
     
  22. IGBT

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    you pay for your junk food. Now you get to pay for their junk food. On top of everything else you already buy for them.
     
  23. piasabird

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    On one of those all you can eat buffet days KFC can be some good deals. The food is kind of rich though. Fried Chicken green beans corn mashed potatoes Salad and more fried chicken and then some peach cobbler.

    Try going to the grocery store. A roasted chicken is like $6.00.
     
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  24. peonyu

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    Very true. Also if this is passed the reception would probably look like this when folks receive their food stamps..

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  25. Spikesoldier

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    Sorry, all I got out of that was people are ENTITLED to a fully cooked and prepared meal.

    The ironing is that the people making the burritos and chicken and making a living at taco bell or KFC probably couldnt qualify for food stamps while those entitled to this benefit get to dine on their labor.

    Next thing is sheniqua is gunna want a govahment car and gas so she can trolly her fat ass through the KFC and taco bell window to blow her food stamps.