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Obama using food-stamp cash to fund Michelle’s ‘Let’s Move’


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Democrats blame Republicans for what they actually do. They divert food stamp money to fund Michelle's pet project and the stimulus ends, cutting more giveaways, and who does the left blame? Republicans.

Idiots.

 

http://nypost.com/2013/11/11/obama-takes-from-kids-dinners-to-fund-michelles-project/

 

On Nov. 1, sizable cuts were gouged into the federal food-stamp program (or, as it’s now called, SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), which feeds 47.6 million people, or nearly one in six Americans. In the city, 1.9 million folks get the bulk of their Jell-O and Campbell’s Soup from stamps.

But news has spread among the poor, like leafy green vegetables, that it wasn’t heartless Republicans who triggered the cuts.

Rather, some of the food-stamp cash was snatched to pay for Michelle Obama’s pet project, Let’s Move. What?

It’s come to this. Some 76 million meals a year will vanish from this city — poof! — partly because the president diverted money from SNAP to the first lady’s signature program, part of her Let’s Move anti-obesity initiative — the bean-sprout-heavy, $4.5 billion Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

The rest of the $5 billion annual food-stamp cuts was taken when 2009 stimulus funds dried up. But with ObamaCare woes stealing the oxygen in Washington, there’s little urgency to replace dandelion greens served on recyclable trays with family-friendly buttered mashed potatoes.

 

More proof that liberals don't care about the poor except for how they can be used a tool to hammer Republicans.

 

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