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More Americans will use food stamps to buy their Thanksgiving dinner this year than ever before, according to a new report from the nonprofit government watchdog group The Sunlight Foundation.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, average participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamp program, has increased 70 percent since 2007.

This Thanksgiving, 42.2 million Americans will be on food stamps, according to the Economic Policy Institute. This is roughly the size of the populations of California and Connecticut combined.


That 42 million is people receiving food stamps. It doesn't include the likely 50 million others in the 'family'.

Obama won't be satisfied until at least half the population is on food stamps. Then he'll have a foodstamp majority. Guaranteed votes.

What a sorry record for a sorry socialist President unable to lead and doing nothing but more and more campaigning and class warfare rhetoric for the past 4 years.

If he had managed to create jobs at the rate he is creating welfare weenies and queenies, we'd have no debt problem, unemployment would be 2% and everyone would be a lot happier.

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