Food Stamps

In today’s Church Announcements Bernice Jenkins announced Sister Jamilla Waters will be selling $10 turkeys for people running low on funds this Thanksgiving. But listen to the audio…

When the Great Recession hit, food stamps were one of the ways the federal government tried to help struggling families keep their heads above water.…

I stumbled upon a rant by a Yahoo contributor who seemed very upset at the prospect of KFC, McDonald’s, Taco Bell, etc. accepting food stamps. He’s not alone. There are folks out there ready to (keyboard) protest if McDonald’s lets poor people use their benefit cards to get a happy meal—with a toy even! These […]

Fast food giant Yum! Brands which owns KFC, Taco Bell and more is lobbying Kentucky’s governor to allow food stamp users to buy fast food. Currently Kentucky’s Food Assistance Program provides money to those in need to buy food — but that does not include fast food. Yum! says the elderly, disabled, and homeless should be able […]

Returning to the state where he launched his political career more than three decades ago, the Republican former House speaker presented himself in sharp contrast to President Obama, whom he derided as a “food stamp president.” Gingrich sounded a hopeful tone as he pledged that a Gingrich administration would reaffirm American exceptionalism. Gingrich sought to […]