Obama Signs Trillion-Dollar ‘Farm Bill’… 80% Goes to Food Stamps

The federal government pays for a $15 million ‘wool trust fund,’ runs a $170 million program to protect catfish growers from overseas competition, sets aside $3 million to promote Christmas trees, funds another $2 million to help farmers sell more sheep, and plunks down $100 million researching how to get Americans to buy more maple syrup. And that spending is just three one-hundredths of one per cent of the Farm Bill that President Barack Obama signed Friday in Michigan. Liberal and conservative Read more […]

Democratic Official Caught with Drugs and 5 Food Stamp Cards

Either Luvina Smith really had the munchies after all that pot and needed 5 food stamp cards to cover her appetite… or she was taking the food stamp cards in trade for drugs. A local government official was busted for drug procession last week and police say she had five EBT cards with her. Those cards were sent to the Department of Agriculture as a part of a federal investigation into possible food stamp fraud. Possible? Is there any way that having five EBT cards isn’t fraud? The Deputy Read more […]