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Old 04-18-2019, 06:22 PM
 
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I expect it from liberals, but conservatives and MAGAs are showing their true colors now.
They get all flustered too, like a vampire sensing the pending dawn when you point out how they are the same as team D.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:24 PM
 
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Hey the upside, they get the lobster and filet mignon delivered to their door and the rest of us don't have to see it.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:26 PM
 
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It isn't just "services for the elderly and disabled". It is a luxury service many working people, including the working disabled, cannot afford. It would be nice if all SNAP recipients were elderly and disabled, so they would get the lion's share of assistance but that is not the case.
I've been using grocery delivery from Safeway/Albertsons for a couple years now. Usually a coupon to waive the delivery fee or if you just spend over x amount. And if not the fee is just $7.99. Prices are the same as in store. Saves us a lot of time and money since you're not subject to any impulse buys.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:31 PM
 
Location: SGV
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As a GOP'er you are of course endowed with the knowledge of knowing just how much income redistribution is the correct amount
Probably gain the knowledge in government schools they moan about yet refuse to abolish.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:33 PM
 
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Probably gain the knowledge in government schools they moan about yet refuse to abolish.
Transgender athletes ruint their education!
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:33 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Agree. This service should be limited to the following SNAP recipients:

1) Over age 65
2) Proof of disability
3) In a rural area more than 1/2 mile to transportation to a grocery store

My grandmother (who paid for her own groceries) walked half a mile to the grocery store with her little cart 2x a week until she was 90. If she did it, non-disabled people under 65 can do it too.
Why only rural areas? I live in a urban area where the nearest grocery store is 3 miles away and there is no public transportation on the main street. I'm sure I have neighbors who are on SNAP here.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:34 PM
 
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It isn't just "services for the elderly and disabled". It is a luxury service many working people, including the working disabled, cannot afford.

Half of Snap recipient households have at least one working adult - if they aren't disabled. 80% have worked within the past year.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:38 PM
 
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Why only rural areas? I live in a urban area where the nearest grocery store is 3 miles away and there is no public transportation on the main street. I'm sure I have neighbors who are on SNAP here.
Ate you within 1/2 mile to public transportation? If so, you can take that; if not, you'd qualify for delivery.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Did any of you even read the article? Food stamps can't be used for the delivery fees. They can pay for them out of their own pocket, meet the criteria for free delivery, or, in the case of Amazon, get Prime for free (which either reduces shipping or allows for free shipping).

Anyone can use delivery who orders online; the issue was that before, people paying with an EBT card could not order online. Now they can.

Whoop de doo. Nothing has changed. You can all now go back to living your lives exactly the same way as you did before Mary down the street started ordering her groceries online. What a relief!
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Old 04-18-2019, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Go move to Somalia. It's everything you'v been begging for, and more.
Congrats--you won STATIST BINGO!

I'd prefer to move somewhere the US isn't currently bombing.

Typical conservative--a socialist in disguise.
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