1 in 10 on Food Stamps; Riots Imminent
The number of Americans on Food Stamps shattered all previous records as the complete dissolution of the world economy advanced at an accelerating pace.
Reuters reported this week, citing government figures, that there are now 31.1 million Americans forestalling starvation through the Food Stamp program, up 17 percent from just a year ago.
Reuters reported: One in 10 Americans were participating in the food stamp program as of September, said Dottie Rosenbaum, analyst with Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a think tank.
States that have seen a drop in job numbers and increase in home foreclosures such as Florida and Nevada also have seen a marked increase in food stamp use, Rosenbaum said.
Food banks are struggling to meet increased requests for food, said Maura Daly of Feeding America, a network of food banks.
“The tough economic time that our nation is facing is having a tremendous impact on the level of food assistance needed across the country,” Daly said.
These figures do not include the countless tens of thousands thrown out of work in September, October and November, due to economic chaos or the opportunism of profitable companies that know they can now half their workforces, triple their work loads and retain staff no matter how horrific the working conditions.
Cannibal anarchy could be closer than anyone of us could have ever imagined.