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Gov. Kasich to restrict food stamps

September 12, 2013

CADIZ — Harrison County Commissioners observed a moment of silence Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the one year anniversary of......

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Sep-12-13 8:31 PM

I think the food stamp program like every other assistance endeavor had good intentions but has gone awry. There are families and people who have milked the system for years-generation to generation.Assistance is one thing--freeloading is another. Some (not all) have the loopholes down to an art. They sell the food they gain and find ways to visit food kitchens and charity run outlets . The food selections are often unwise choices both nutritionally and financially. Seeing food stamps used in the deli section is a real problem to me as well as the snack type junk foods. foods. No one wants to see hunger but back to basics and do some real cooking would be a good start to limiting some of the cost involved. Make do, use it up, stop waste, eat leftovers, make garden, can and freeze...this is how my family managed. Too many handouts going on.

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Sep-12-13 12:03 PM

I know this sounds heartless; however I see too many healthy people enjoying life and buying food with food stamps paid for by my hard work which the government taxes to "redistribute" my wealth (and that of other taxpayers) so that there is "fairness". What a bunch of Bull Dung!

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