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View Diary: More Americans using food stamps than ever before: 45.8 million (204 comments)

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  •  The really sad thing is (0+ / 0-)

    How many food stamp users are also employed.  If we raised the minimum wage to a reasonable level, maybe people who worked full-time wouldn't go hungry.  As it stands, we're subsidizing cheap labor - Wal-mart, McDonalds, et al. can get away with paying starvation wages because Uncle Sam makes up the difference.

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