Tuesday, November 13, 2012

New record breaking food stamp numbers stayed hidden until after the election

Oh no...how could this important information have lost it's way to American's before the election?.....Now I bet you all know the answer to that already.

The numbers showing how many Americans are now on food stamps are usually released at the end of the month or a day or two after:
This time the USDA delayed its release nine days past the semi-official deadline, far past the election, and until Friday night to report August foodstamp data. One glance at the number reveals why: at 47.1 million, this was not only a new all time record, but the monthly increase of 420,947 from July was the biggest monthly increase in one year. One can see why a reported surge in foodstamps ahead of the elections is something the USDA, and the administration may not have been too keen on disclosing.
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