Twenty seven percent of American children participated in the food stamps program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) in fiscal year 2011, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture and U.S. Census Bureau.
There is little effort to prevent program recipients from using using their food stamps in places like this.
The Obama administration has put forth a concerted effort to enroll as many families as possible in the food stamp program.
It is no secret that Washington Democrats want Americans on entitlement programs making them dependent on the government.
Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, one of the most vocal critics of the recent skyrocketing food stamp enrollment numbers and USDA’s promotion of the benefit, contends that something must be done about government policies and a USDA that he says is more interested in enrolling Americans in the program than finding real solutions.