Originally Posted by Low Key
What?! $770 billion is a big number. And I don't personally use food stamps, so I should be outraged! Large numbers that don't benefit me personally are all bad!
It is indeed a big number. It's about 1/3 of the cost of the Bush tax cuts over 10 years.
I am outraged because people who don't need them get them and because the money is in many cases used not for essential groceries but for fast fattening food if for food at all.