Friday, August 05, 2011

45.8 Million Americans Use food Stamps


Amplify’d from money.cnn.com
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Nearly 15% of the U.S. population relied on food stamps in May, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
The number of Americans using the government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- more commonly referred to as food stamps -- shot to an all-time high of 45.8 million in May, the USDA reported. That's up 12% from a year ago, and 34% higher than two years ago.
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Original content Bob DeMarco, All American Investor