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Old 05-01-2012, 02:57 PM
 
Location: NYC by week; ATL by weekend
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These idiots pay for food with their food stamps/ebt cards yet are wearing the newest jordans/newest handbags.

Stop being lazy and taking my tax money and get a real job. Im 17 and word hard, and these late 20 year olds doing squat except being moochers.
What about the people who fall on hard times and get stamps to help out with food costs? You dont know peoples situations so please dont go around making false assumptions. Food stamps are for low income folks. Granted not all peoples priorities are in the right place but what would you have them do? You cant tell someone how to spend their money...just do you and let them do them. You never know, one day you may be on stamps because times are hard and wearing the very decent clothes that you purchased before you fell on hard times and got on stamps.....

Get the picture???
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:58 PM
 
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yo we cant get a job cuz theres none out there!!! ya i wish my moms was rich but shes not so i gotta use ebt. so what?
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:14 PM
 
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Well its Costco like you said. Every thing comes in BULK which would be the reason that you saw tons of snacks. Maybe she has kids. I go to Costco and get the bulk animal crackers and chips to pack for my sons lunch for school. And yes I use my ebt card
There have been a number of people here who say they use food stamps to buy junk food, cigarettes, alcohol, or whatever.
Well, that's bad enough. But it's even worse:
Let me get this straight.....
You people are saying that you don't have enough money to even buy food. So you have no qualms about taking someone else's (the tax payers) money to buy food. YET YOU"RE SITTING ON YOUR FAT ASSES AND USING A COMPUTER AND INTERNET SERVICE! Unless your posting using a library computer, WHERE DO YOU GET THE MONEY FOR THAT???
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Old 05-01-2012, 06:40 PM
 
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There have been a number of people here who say they use food stamps to buy junk food, cigarettes, alcohol, or whatever.
Well, that's bad enough. But it's even worse:
Let me get this straight.....
You people are saying that you don't have enough money to even buy food. So you have no qualms about taking someone else's (the tax payers) money to buy food. YET YOU"RE SITTING ON YOUR FAT ASSES AND USING A COMPUTER AND INTERNET SERVICE! Unless your posting using a library computer, WHERE DO YOU GET THE MONEY FOR THAT???
Hahahaha
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Old 05-01-2012, 07:08 PM
 
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:33 PM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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There have been a number of people here who say they use food stamps to buy junk food, cigarettes, alcohol, or whatever.
Well, that's bad enough. But it's even worse:
Let me get this straight.....
You people are saying that you don't have enough money to even buy food. So you have no qualms about taking someone else's (the tax payers) money to buy food. YET YOU"RE SITTING ON YOUR FAT ASSES AND USING A COMPUTER AND INTERNET SERVICE! Unless your posting using a library computer, WHERE DO YOU GET THE MONEY FOR THAT???
Federal minimum wage is $7.25

Gross is 290 a week.
It's possible to have a computer with internet service. The internet is like 30-40 bucks a month.

EMachines sells inexpensive desktops:

EL Series | Product Serie

It's doable.
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:16 PM
 
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Time and time again. This is a real personal topic in what people invest with their foodstamps!! . Let's put the things where it goes? If you have money to spend.why are worry about others spending ? That's not yours!! Lol . How the gov says there's (crisis) but football , baseball,clubs , beers casinos, people are never broke for that. Crack , dope !!! Come on let people do their life, you don't have any idea what's is to be suffered and how to sacrifice everything in life just for get to live a normal life like everybody deserves !!!
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:20 AM
 
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Seventh..I think the point this person is making is relevant. While I think living in a first world country means that everyone should have access to the basics, which include an education, housing, healthcare and food, we should also expect them to do their part.

And by that I mean, if you have no money for food or housing, then in theory you should not have money for a cell phone $50/month (landline is sufficient), cable TV $75 per month, (get an anteanne for free channels), or internet service $45 per month (go to a library where it is free), and similar expenses. Total savings on just those 3 which could be applied to food = $170. The issue I have is an overarching theme of "I deserve the cell phone/internet/cable tv, so I will pay for those, but I want/expect you (the taxpayer) to pay for my food/housing/etc", and that should not be the case.

As far as I am concerned, someone in need should not be able to afford these luxuries (and yes, they are luxuries). The bar has been set way too high, and too few actually want to make a sacrifice or hustle, and need to adjust their priorities.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:26 AM
 
Location: USA
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I don't know. why are you worried about it?
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:06 AM
 
Location: NYC by week; ATL by weekend
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Seventh..I think the point this person is making is relevant. While I think living in a first world country means that everyone should have access to the basics, which include an education, housing, healthcare and food, we should also expect them to do their part.

And by that I mean, if you have no money for food or housing, then in theory you should not have money for a cell phone $50/month (landline is sufficient), cable TV $75 per month, (get an anteanne for free channels), or internet service $45 per month (go to a library where it is free), and similar expenses. Total savings on just those 3 which could be applied to food = $170. The issue I have is an overarching theme of "I deserve the cell phone/internet/cable tv, so I will pay for those, but I want/expect you (the taxpayer) to pay for my food/housing/etc", and that should not be the case.

As far as I am concerned, someone in need should not be able to afford these luxuries (and yes, they are luxuries). The bar has been set way too high, and too few actually want to make a sacrifice or hustle, and need to adjust their priorities.
???...Please elaborate more. I work everyday and yet my celly is no luxury, its a necessity. Cable to ME is a luxury. Most companies only post jobs online so internet is a necessity. Go to library? OK..but one has to get there. Subway is not free remember. I just dont see where that post is going.....
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