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Wisconsin to Begin Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced that he has signed off on the state's plan to drug test some welfare recipients, which will be implemented on...
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Walker Takes The Feds To Court To Drug-Test For Food Stamps

In preparation for a possible federal challenge, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking the district court to allow the state to drug-test food stamp recipients.

Indiana GOP candidate defends Facebook comments

John Johnston, an Indiana GOP candidate running for the House of Representatives, is defending controversial comments on poverty he made via Facebook. “For almost three...

Food Stamps Used To Buy Lingerie In Louisiana

Kiss My Lingerie in Louisiana has been accepting Electronic Benefits Transfer cards as payment, according to a video report by KSLA-TV. Recipients of the “Supplemental Nutrition...

Feds Misspend $2.6 Billion On Food Stamps In 2013, Govt. Dependency...

The Obama Administration continues to assert that the economy is "recovering." But an astounding number of Americans relied on food stamps, or in USDA...

New Bill Funds Food Stamp Promotion To Illegal Immigrants

President Obama's Department Of Agriculture (USDA) continues to spend tax money to promote food stamps to illegal immigrants living in and entering the United...

You Can Now Pay For Starbucks With Food Stamps

One woman pulled it off. The story is starting to make waves on the internet again.  Jackie Fowler, a Salem, Oregon food stamp recipient,...

Food Stamp Riots: A Looming Domestic Threat?

One in six Americans are now on food stamps, amounting to 20 percent of all American households and 47.6 million individuals. A record $80 billion was spent...

Single Mom Who Makes $29,000 Actually “Makes” More than $69,000 Salary?

Yesterday BenSwann.com writer Kristen Tate reported that more Americans are enrolling for food stamps despite “growth in the economy”. “...enrollment in the (food stamps) program...

Food Stamp Enrollment Jumps 211,708 Despite Increased Household Wealth

Food stamps are typically a measure of household economic stability. Thus, is unsettling that enrollment in the program jumped up by 211,708 people in the...

House Votes To Cut $40 Billion From Food Stamp Program –...

As we reported last week, the ballooned food stamps program costs taxpayers $80 billion per year. Nearly one sixth of Americans now rely on the food...

Food Stamps Used To Pay For Tattoos In North Carolina

A tattoo parlor in Raleigh, North Carolina reportedly took food stamps as payment for tattoos. The shop is called Addiction Tattooz. Its owner, Clifford Craig...

One-Sixth Of Population Now On Food Stamps – Is There Any...

Government welfare is well intended, but it can make poor people comfortable remaining in poverty. Why pay your own way when Uncle Sam will...

Government Wants To Spend Even More Tax Dollars On Food Stamps

Despite spending $80 billion on food stamps last year, the Obama administration is now pushing to spend more. A new government study argues that the...