Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, reached another high in September, according to new data released by the United Stated Department of Agriculture.
The most recent data on SNAP participation were released Friday, and showed that 47,710,324 people were enrolled in the program in September, an increase of 607,559 from the 47,102,765 enrolled in August.
The number of households enrolled in the program also increased from 22,684,463 in August to 22,973,698 in September, an increase of 289,235. The average benefit, according to the new data, was $134.29 per person and $278.89 per household.
The swine said:
Is anyone surprised? Dependency will be the new normal as our government continues to grow, promote failing policies, and spend money like there is no tomorrow. Well, tomorrow is here already. You liberals wanted hope and change and now you can enjoy the fruits of electing a certified failure for another four years. Let’s see how sticking it to the rich makes any of you 47 percenters any better off.