The truth about Food Stamps

It seems a single person can earn no more than $973/month (!!?!) to qualify. In other words, you have to be actually starving!

Somehow they figure I make a princely $1515.86/mo. (i.e., I’m too wealthy!) And it’s not like anything has changed for me over the last 10 years I’ve been receiving EBT (as they are now called): only Congress’ attitude toward the 1% has changed. I’m just suddenly “too rich.” Go figure.

With $895/mo. Social Security (1/3 to 1/2 of what the average American my age gets), I am disqualified! And it’s only for 2 weeks’ food anyway: for the other 2, you have to go to a food pantry.

What kind of country is this?? What in hell did I work for all those years???

(As if y’all didn’t know the answer to that question, anyway!)

Sigh.

About Nancy

Nancy Hoffmann began studying Zen Buddhism in 1992 and has dedicated this site to meditating on what she sees and believes. She is not averse to sharing laughter as well.
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