Monday, July 16, 2012

Hey, Binky! Are You Going to the Food Stamp Party?

The Obama administration is rapidly pursuing its vision of a “transformed” America–an America in which most people are dependent on government, and therefore the party of government, the Democrats, will be dominant. 

One of the administration’s prime vehicles for stimulating dependence is the food stamp program, which, as we wrote here and elsewhere, has exploded under Obama. Food stamps now make up 80% of “agriculture” spending, and the Department of Agriculture has come under fire for aggressively building up the numbers of food stamp recipients. 

The Department has put out literature explaining how to hold “food stamp parties” in one’s home to get friends and neighbors into the program. It also sponsored a series of Spanish-language radio ads encouraging illegal immigrants and others to get on the dole...

Don't stop now. Read more of John Hinderaker's important PowerLine article, "U.S. Becoming a Nation of Dependents."