Demand for food stamps, which help poor people purchase groceries, has surged, Reuters reported yesterday. “Social justice” advocates are undoubtedly overjoyed that so much taxpayer money is being redistributed to the needy.
According to the report
For the first time, more than 34 million Americans received food stamps, which help poor people buy groceries, government figures said on Thursday, a sign of the longest and one of the deepest recessions since the Great Depression.
Enrollment surged by 2 percent to reach a record 34.4 million people, or one in nine Americans, in May, the latest month for which figures are available. [emphasis added]
But just because you’re jobless or on social assistance, doesn’t mean you can’t be a homeowner.
And if you default on your home mortgage, who cares.
Taxpayers will bail you out and ACORN will bring in squatters and protesters to help you live rent-free.