Posted by Tengrain
A record 32.2 million people — one in every 10 Americans — received food stamps at latest count, the government said on Thursday, a reflection of the recession now in its 16th month.
…and this is one of the programs the GOP wants to cut in their budget.
The Labor Department said initial claims for unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 669,000 in the week ending March 28, a 1.8 percent increase from the previous week and the highest level since early October 1982.
Update - and the stock market surges! Yet again, more proof that Wall Street hates America