Study: Food Stamps Most Rapidly Growing Welfare Program

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon, October 17, 2013

Food stamps are the most inefficient, vastly expanding social welfare program in the country, according to a new study.

Forty-seven million people participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, and costs have increased over 358 percent since 2000.

The increase in recent years cannot be attributed to the economic recession, according to Michael Tanner, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, but lax eligibility requirements and an aggressive campaign by governments to boost their rolls.


Tanner’s report, “SNAP Failure: The Food Stamp Program Needs Reform,” finds that in 2000 the cost of the food stamp program was just $17 billion. It has risen in cost to $78 billion today.

Spending on advertising and outreach for food stamps by federal and state governments has also increased, now amounting to $41.3 million a year.

States like Florida have hired “food stamp recruiters,” who have a quota of signing up 150 new recipients each month. Rhode Island hosts “SNAP-themed bingo games,” and the USDA tells its field offices to throw parties to get more people on their rolls.

Despite the additional spending, the USDA claims 18 million Americans are still “food insecure.”


Food stamps have become the second most costly means-tested program behind Medicaid, and its expansion is credited to both Republicans and Democrats.

Tanner traces the modern food stamp program back to President Lyndon B. Johnson, who signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964. Not until the presidency of George W. Bush, however, did the program increase dramatically, and the pace has only accelerated under President Barack Obama.

The 2002 and 2008 farm bills under Bush expanded eligibility in the program to the extent that noncitizens qualify. By the start of Obama’s presidency, there were 31.8 million Americans enrolled, up from 17 million in 2000.

Under Obama, enrollment has surged to almost 48 million. While some chalk up the increase to the recession, Tanner finds little evidence that is the case.

“Increases in both participation and spending were bigger during this recession than in previous ones,” he writes.

During the recession in the early 1980s enrollment only increased by 635,000, and spending rose by $124 million. In contrast, the latest recession saw enrollment jump by 12 million and spending increase by $30 billion.


Nearly 17 percent of recipients have income levels above the poverty line due to weak eligibility standards. Furthermore, a majority of recipients (56 percent) are on the program longer than 5 years, and fewer than 10 percent are on food stamps for six months or less.

Tanner said Congress has an opportunity to reform the program when reauthorizing the farm bill this year. House Republicans already passed a bill that would cut the program $39 billion over 10 years and create stricter work requirements.

“They’re talking about fairly modest reforms, and those are reforms that I do endorse,” Tanner said. “But in the long run I think we need to take this in the context of the whole welfare system, which the question is what is the benefit of shifting money to Washington and then shipping it back to the states?”


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  • Manaphy

    As the number of Blacks, Hispanics and Muslims grows, No one should be surprised that welfare is expanding….

    • Magician

      Muslims usually have five or more kids and black men and women also have seven or eight kids not because they are determined to have that many kids but because they have sex very irresponsibly

      And who is burdened to pay for the living of those lovely angels? Not their own biological parents that’s for sure

      • HJ11

        Whites need to focus on having large families by whatever means is possible.

        I’m fed up with “responsible” Whites who say they can’t afford to have children so they remain childless or have below replacement level families and then die. What have they gained by such behavior? Nothing but helping along the extinction of Whites.

        We need to have reproductive success–each and every White one of us, and we need to stop promoting false values that limit our births.

        • HJ11

          To clarify my point: In other words, Whites need a new ethics and value system based on this: Have as many White children as possible. Everything else is secondary and everything should help that goal. If we must take food stamps or welfare, so what? Just do it. Who are we trying to impress by not taking them? It is Whites who pay for most of these things, and we’re letting non-Whites use them to outbreed us.

          I would rather see Whites–with White consciousness–with 12 White children who are on Welfare than a White not on Welfare with no children.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            A lot of whites who mean well would love to have 12 children. The problem is that a large percentage of whites 45 and under still haven’t been paired up with the right person yet. Because of the factors I go into above, many well meaning whites haven’t been fortunate enough to even marry. Getting married isn’t something anybody has 100% control over. 50% of it has to do with another person and God’s plan for that person. Another 25% of it is determined by the will of God in regards to you as a person and your life. The remaining 25% is controlled by you and the effort you make, as well as your attitude.

            I would like to give a hardy “thanks” to feminists and weak men (liberals), for making marriage unfair towards men, which has in turn given many men a negative view of marriage. This in turn has caused many well meaning traditional ladies to have to wait longer for a marriageable man. It isn’t fair for anybody.

          • HJ11

            Marriage isn’t necessary to have children. We are born as individuals, not as couples. The command of nature to spread your DNA code by having as many children as possible is given to us as individuals, not as couples.

            We need to rid ourselves of false moral codes that have been put on us by false religious leaders.

            And, you speak of control. You have control over your own body and it is your DNA code that you want to pass on. You know how to do that. So, do it.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            “You have control over your own body and it is your DNA code that you want to pass on. You know how to do that. So, do it.”

            Well, gee, very well then. I could very easily go downtown tonight and walk into any bar of my choice and throw myself at a man for the night. I could do that with a different white man every night until I get pregnant and then repeat the process for a second child, but with a different man. None of these men will be invested in my children, nor should I expect them to since I gave it up for them on the first night. My kids will grow up in poverty and my sons won’t have father figures. Better yet, my kids would be orphaned by a certain age because I would eventually die of AIDS.

            The scenario I paint above is the only way possible for a female to be 100% in control of her destiny in regards to producing as many children as possible. You were the one who suggested that it must be done without thinking about the consequences.

          • HJ11

            If you’re a looker you can be more selective. If not, well….

            But it seems you’re waiting for Mr. Perfect to come along. He doesn’t exist. The clock is ticking.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            Ah yes, the lecture about the biological clock as if we aren’t already aware of it. You know absolutely nothing about me or what I look like. And you are assuming a lot more than you even should about me. But I guess I am not surprised. You have been making judgmental posts from the beginning.

            Biological clocks are important, but settling and rushing into marriage is what causes divorce. You don’t seem like the type of person I should be taking advice from anyways. At first you were saying women need to do whatever they can to have children. So then I gave you the scenario that would play out. So in response you assume that I couldn’t do it to begin with since I might not be ” a looker”.

            Then you also assumed I am waiting for Mr. Perfect and that my “clock is ticking” when you know absolutely nothing about how young I am. You seem very judgmental and are very quick to criticize.

          • HJ11

            Go back and read what I actually wrote instead of what you think I wrote. I wrote in the alternative. “IF you’re this, then this.”

            I know more about you than you think. I’ve read your comments. They reveal you. You seem to blame everyone else for your lack of a husband and/or children except yourself. How about just taking charge of your own life? There are plenty of White men around.

            I’m not trying to insult you, but at some point all of us Whites are going to have to stop blaming some “them,” if we don’t think things are going the way we want and we’re going to stop waiting for Perfect to show up and knock on our doors. Perfect isn’t coming. So, take my advice of don’t. You should be in charge of your own life. If things are as you like them, fine. If not, well maybe you should take advice from someone.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            As I said before, you are assuming way too much about me and then making judgements. You revealed that even further in the post you just wrote. I was just explaining why society is making it harder for most whites to get married young, and it is the truth. I am still very young and I am positive about finding a mate. I don’t know where in the world you have gotten the information to paint a picture about me as being old, desperate for a husband, and bitter.

            If you have read that out of my past posts, then you must be among the minority of miserable people who post on these websites who seem to go after young ladies like me who are trying to attack feminism. You should spend more time going after the single women over 40 (I am a long way from that), who have screwed their lives up by being feminists.

          • HJ11

            I have a very full life, thanks.

            And, I’m not trying to rip you apart. However, your earlier posts, and even in the one above, show that you are just blaming society for most Whites not marrying young. What I say is that you are an individual. You are not society. To hell with society. You are responsible for yourself. Stop blaming society or men or me, or anyone else. Take charge of your life.

            In a slightly different context, I’ve commented before about Whites who blame this or that other group for controlling the banks or the press or the film industry. I say to them: Well, what’s keeping you from doing the same thing? Should those people hold themselves back so you can get a headstart or affirmative action so you can own banks, the press and the film industry? That’s not the way nature works. And, when I hear people saying such things I also say, it sounds like you’re saying: “I would have won the foot race, but there was competition. It’s just not fair, whaaaa, whaaaaa. If there had been no competition I would have won.”

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            Wow! Will you please stop accusing me of “blaming men”? I have been spending most of my breath attacking feminism. You even said I blamed you. Blamed you? I don’t know you and you don’t know me. You have no control over my life so why in the world would I be blaming you?

          • HJ11

            Your religious beliefs apparently contradict the laws of nature, and you prefer the former over the latter. So be it. It’s your life.

          • HJ11

            You ask me: “Are you for marriage or against it?”

            My answer is that I’m for any form of relationship between Whites that will cause more White children to be born.

            I would like to see every individual White breed to his or her maximum with other Whites so that our White population fills all the lands we live in with no room for any others.

            And, I’m sorry if you’ve taken my direct answers as an attempt to insult you. Brevity is my intent, not insults.

          • JohnEngelman

            It is irresponsible to have children you can’t support. Do you think it is a good idea to have ten children without shoes living on dirt floors?

          • HJ11

            “Irresponsible” to whom? You are substituting artificial societal values above natural values. What matters in the long view of existence is which type has been reproductively successful and which type hasn’t.

            And, yes, I think it is a good idea to have ten White children without shoes living on dirt floors, rather than having no White children, or too few White children. But, tell me, where do you find people living on dirt floors in America? Even the poor have food and computers.

          • Sick of it

            We were better off as shoeless frontiersmen with dirt floors than we are surrounded by enemies who wish to wipe us off the face of the earth.

          • Greg Thomas

            Agreed John. That’s one of the things that makes us better than blacks and mexicans. We can control our sexual and reproductive habits. Moreover, we do not expect others to feed our offspring if we choose to have them.

            Whites wouldn’t need to have more children if our government would stop supporting the millions of blacks and mexicans who breed recklessly on the White man’s dime.

          • HJ11

            In the view of nature, we are not better than “blacks or mexicans.”

            Nature doesn’t give a damn about which species survives, and dominates the niches in which it lives. Nature just wants some form of life to do so. Therein lies the eternal competition. Those who substitute man man artifical concepts of being better because they don’t breed and don’t take back from the state what they have given to the state deserve to go extinct.

          • ms_anthro

            Correction: Whites wouldn’t need to have more children if we, Whites, stopped allowing our hostile, runaway, anti-White government to steal from us and subsidize the dysgenic breeding of our enemies.

            Whites choose to continue to feed the monster that is killing us all. We must own up to that before we can move forward with workable solution.

        • CourtneyfromAlabama

          I agree with your overall premise. However, I think this movement is bad about judging individuals and their circumstances.

          The fact of the matter is that anybody who is 45 and under was raised by careless Baby Boomers, has grown up in a society fully torn by the impacts of feminism and affirmative action, has had to deal with the opposite sex (both male and female) being unprepared for marriage as well for healthy relationships in general, and among many other things, we have had to grow up in an American society that for the first time ever has been showing signs of Second and Third World status starting from the time we were in Elementary School.

          I belong to this lost generation. Most of us are good people who are trying to deal with the deck of cards we have been dealt. Considering everything I go into above, as well as many other unfortunate circumstances, I really don’t think it is fair for individual whites to be getting judged for not being married by 25 and with 3 kids and counting. Many of us are doing the best we can. Our leaders have really screwed things up for us. Hopefully when we get certain problems fixed (immigration, family values etc….), then we can start to have the perfect society once again that you envision above.

          • HJ11

            With all due respect. You are an individual. It is up to you to find a way and not simply blame society.Waiting for a perfect mate or mates, waiting for a perfect time to have children is a mistake. Perfect doesn’t happen. What does happen is that we get old an die, often still waiting for perfect to show up.

            Nature screams out to every type of organism, including individual humans: MAKE MORE LIKE YOURSELF. Some of us listen and we do this, others make excuses.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            You must have misunderstood me. I just explained that many well meaning whites are trying the best they can; not just waiting around and blaming society. Do you have your life all figured out and perfect at this point?

          • HJ11

            I think I have the basic rules of existence figured out. And, without being too long in my reply, I will simply say that what matters in the long view of existence is to survive to breed to become the dominant type.

            And, you ask, is my life perfect? For me, it is, because I don’t focus on artificial man made values. I have my eye on the big picture of existence. I intend for my DNA code to continue on after I die.

          • HJ11

            Let me explain it this way, using an example I’ve used before.

            About half of all White people now alive find Charlemagne in their family trees. Why? Why this one man? The answer is that he was reproductively successful. His genes have lived for centuries beyond his death, while the genes of many millions of others have disappeared. had Charlemagne not had as many children as he did have, many of us posting here, would never have been born. We own our genetic code to him. As a possible result of his genes,our ancestors were able to live through plagues, wars, and all sorts of disasters. The proof of this is that we are here. And, those of us who have many children will pass on Charlemagne’s genes to the next generation, and they, to the one after that. Those who do not have children or who have too few children or who miscegenate will kill off Charlemagne’s genes in their family lines.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            I really don’t see how I have said anything above to disagree with your points about Charlemagne. Once again, there is a difference between wanting a perfect utopia for whites (we all do), and analyzing and judging each white person for why they haven’t fully contributed to this perfect utopia.

          • Sick of it

            Charlemagne destroyed his enemies. He did not bow before them. We bow before our enemies and follow their rules. We bow before criminals. We bow before foreigners. There is a rather large difference between our society and that of the Frankish Empire.

          • HJ11

            “We” are no different from the “we” of the past. History is made by individuals who take risks and who don’t wait for the “we” to do things.

          • CourtneyfromAlabama

            Once again, how do you know that most or at least half of white people who aren’t married by 25 with 3 kids are only focusing on “artificial man made values”? How do you know that they don’t have kids in mind as one of their goals?

            You keep making these sweeping comments about how you think things should be. Well I think everybody on here agrees on how things “should be”.

            What you keep getting wrong is making the generalized judgement that most whites who don’t have 10 or 12 kids by 40 have somehow been making mistakes their entire lives, living carelessly and selfishly. You really don’t have enough information to make such a judgement.

          • HJ11

            Actually, I haven’t written anything about Whites needing to have children by 25 or 40. But, since you brought it up, I think they should start having children as soon as their bodies say it’s time and they shouldn’t stop until their bodies can’t have any more.

            In the great and eternal competition for existence and dominance, we’re all individuals and we’re all competing to have our particular DNA code dominate and fill all of existence with itself as the king of the hill. Some of us are conscious of this. Some aren’t. Those who aren’t conscious of this often override nature, and they go extinct.

            Now, as to other Whites, they are important to me because my survival, expansion and evolution is more certain, the more Whites there are on this Dark Planet.

    • JackKrak

      You’re right – it’s just that simple.

      It’s amazing how the same liberal idiots who can see clear cause and effect relationships between basically everything and their pet causes (low black college enrollment because of racist SAT tests! high black welfare use because of slavery! southern strategy!!!!) cannot see reality right in front of their faces.

  • MekongDelta69

    Whatever NoBama wants; Nobama gets

  • Greg Thomas

    I wonder how many of those 47 million are drawing welfare on behalf of their faux American spawn, aka anchor babies.

  • Luca

    Two words: Wealth redistribution.

    • Anon

      Wealth? If I forcibly take your land with the help of others and reward them with huge amounts of crack cocaine, have I redistributed anything that could be described as wealth?

      Perhaps an easier example to understand. The zimabwe government seized the land of wealthy white people and gave it and everything there to some black people. But where, ten years ago there was a wealthy, rich, farm, today there are a bunch of squatters who have nothing who are starving to death. Was “wealth” transferred?

      There is no such thing as “wealth redistribution” because “wealth” is something intrinsic to the person, not the land, goods, or worthless pieces of paper they may have access to.

      Detroit was once the “wealthiest” city in the US. It was basically handed over lock, stock and barrel to blacks. There is no wealth there anymore.

      • The transferred wealth has been pissed away squandered.

      • Greg Thomas

        More like wealth destruction

  • Puggg

    Michelle Obama: People are too fat.

    Barack Obama: More food stamps.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Yes, if only we can get the average American to weigh 400 lbs there will finally be a closure to slavery and corduroy pants. Platform shoes, just not for now.

    • Spartacus


    • JackKrak

      Excellent point & a contradiction that will never ever ever (x1000) be asked about in the White House press room, the couch on The View or within 1000 yards of a network camera.

  • Son of Galton

    A large number of people at my job (Wal-mart) receive food stamps; I know from reviewing register transactions as the store’s primary Accounting Associate ( as well as from common observation and deduction). I know two black women in particular who have husbands with regular jobs–and they both use EBT cards. Based on their hourly pay and full-time work schedules, I figure that they each gross over $20,000 a year; nothing great, but officially “disqualifying” for food stamps (neither one has enough kids to justify receiving aid). Add in their husbands’ incomes, and you begin to wonder how badly they’re gaming the system. I also used to be a cashier at said store, and I can attest that many regular customers who paid with EBT cards years ago still use them now.

    Food stamps are a giant scam–a slush fund for Big Agribusiness and Big Junk Food, an economic sledgehammer to be used against the (mostly White) middle class, and a Forty-Acres-and-a-Mule measure to placate violent, antisocial minorities and keep them from replicating Sub-Saharan food riots.

    What a joke this country has become. America: 1776-1865.

    • Mergatroyd

      Part of the Cloward – Piven strategy to overwhelm the evil capitalist system with welfare leeches so it collapses.

      I suggest every white jump on the bandwagon and help it along by applying for an EBT card. WE are paying the freight for the massive food stamp scam and fraud and are going broke at the same time. Apply now. I’ve encouraged everyone in my family to do the same.

      The purpose of the collapse is to impose the authoritarian government that John Engelman endorses and hurry up the extinction of whites.

      • Greg Thomas

        LOL…most Whites applying for an EBT in California would be surly denied by the affirmative action black or anchor baby mexican, hired by the state to dole out our tax dollars.

    • Brian

      Don’t forget J.P. Morgan, making a lot of $ running the EBT card program.

  • Spartacus

    “States like Florida have hired “food stamp recruiters,” who have a quota
    of signing up 150 new recipients each month. Rhode Island hosts
    “SNAP-themed bingo games,” and the USDA tells its field offices to throw
    parties to get more people on their rolls.”


    The more I learn about the US politicians and bureaucrats, the less I hate the ones in my own country .

    • RisingReich

      What country is that?

      • Spartacus

        Romania .

        • CoweringCoward

          Know a few Romanians here in Houston, they are mostly machinists, and pretty good ones at that. Lathe work seems to be done by Mexican machinists but manual mills(much more complex to operate), are Romanian’s domain all the way.

          • odious liberal

            They can’t handle the math involved when milling an angle or cutting a gear.

    • Sick of it

      We would be better off ruled by corrupt fools than evil men determined to wipe us out.

      • Anon

        Actually, now that you mention it, there have been several things Obama has done through sheer incompetence that I have given up hope for through legitimate political patronage.

        For example….guns. Back before Obama, I had to be really careful who I let know I own guns, hunt and practice diligently at the range. I live in a liberal bastion with incredible amounts of bigotry against gun owners.

        Interestingly, that changed a couple years ago. Seem EVERYONE is interested in guns these days. In fact, I have to practice ninja tactics to get ammo when the shipment arrives at the local stores….it flys off the shelves. When this started happening, I assumed people were hoarding it. But after awhile it became obvious that the demand is way up because the number of new gun owners is way, way up.

        I could never, never, never ever convince people here guns were a needful thing.

        But Obama did.

        • One of my blood uncles and his wife divorced back in ’96, and they have talked to each other since the ink dried on the papers so infrequently that you can count the number of times on one hand. Yet, he tells me that she, politically anti-gun while they were married and presumably until recently, called him and wanted him (he’s pro) to teach her how to shoot because she (moved back to Illinois after the divorce) wants to get a carry permit now that IL does CCW.

      • CoweringCoward

        We are governed by ALL THE ABOVE.

  • pcmustgo

    The economy is in dire straits… maybe it’s understandable.

  • We fast approach our catastrophic, universal financial “emergency.”

    It will be called “an isolated incident that needs immediate, one-time action. We wouldn’t be in this crisis if the rich had paid their fair share and stopped denying their White privilege sooner. Black History Month should be longer.”

    Whatever they do to solve the “urgent” problem will make Diversity stronger and Whiteness weaker. That’s the point of the “emergency.” Genocide has many fronts.

    Don’t expect your bank account or gun ownership to survive what’s coming… faster, faster now…

    We all know it, everyone knows it, and our enemies are counting on it. What are you doing?

    • Whitetrashgang

      Black history month should be all year around, I cant get enough of it. Also gay, transgender, feminist studies and anal probing for white males 18-85.

    • ms_anthro

      What are you doing besides doomsaying? Our gun ownership will survive as long as we do. That’s the whole point.

      • CoweringCoward

        How I wish I knew that were so. What do you do when the MRAP is in YOUR driveway and YOUR family is there with you?
        (Please read that last line with Sean Connery’s tone as he spoke his last line from “The Untouchables”)

        • ms_anthro

          You prepare for that point long before it happens. It’s unlikely we’ll go from status quo to tanks in the streets overnight with no warning signs and no advance intel leaking out. If you waited to exercise your Second Amendment rights until the day you actually needed them, you waited too long.

          Who drives that MRAP? Who drives the trucks that bring it more fuel? How do they protect the very infrastructure they need to destroy us from guerrilla tactics? Where do they go home at night from their daily roundup of American citizens? After all, they have to sleep eventually. How will morale be when their names and photos and addresses and other identifying details are exposed for the world to see–a veritable bullseye on them and their families?

          Think creatively. You can cower and die, or fight and die. Regardless of our choices, we’re all going to die someday. You might as well go out with dignity.

          • Sick of it

            And take a look at who’s now in charge of DHS. He completely supports the use of drones against American citizens. He obviously does not have OUR best interests in mind either.

          • Sick of it

            Here’s a picture.

      • Greg Thomas

        Do you manufacture your own ammo? DHS is buying up ammo faster than you can say anchor baby. Sure, you can still get hollow points, but that is some expensive target practice ammo and you cannot use it at a range. If your weapon of choice is a 9mm or 45, you are SOL. Even 22 ammo is hard to come by. This government knows what they are doing. No need to dismantle the 2nd Amendment, just take away the bullets.

        • ms_anthro

          I’m well aware of the ammo shortage. Actually, I find it encouraging. DHS might be buying it up but US citizens are too, and in record numbers.

          Save your brass even if you don’t make your own. Someone you know might want it someday.

          • In happier times, I was a reloader and case-former. One of my intermittent projects is a book about case-forming and reloading for everything up to 20mm cannon calibers.

    • Brian

      Even if they shut down the gun factories, there are still 300 million already in circulation, and no registry.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    All part of the socialist redisbursement of wealth scheme. This type of nonsense makes people want to cheat on their taxes.

  • William Krapek

    So adjusted for inflation and population growth – and the recession – we should be spending roughly $30 billion on this program. Instead we’re up to $78 billion. That’s crazy.

    And since our government is using this program to help brown skin invaders replace white people, that’s GENOCIDE.

    • withcaution

      Be careful about thinking like this; “78 billion’s outrageous because it was $30 billion at some time past.” You see how outrage turns into acceptance if it returns to 30 billion whereas the question “Is this program even warranted” gets lost? Incremental-ism

      • CoweringCoward

        Damn right! 30 billion was 30 billion times what it ever was allowed to be by the constitution.

  • Yale2001

    Anyone that thinks our government wants America to succeed has lost all their senses. We now have socialist in charge, with one goal.

    • Katherine McChesney

      He wants us equal to the poorest nation on earth. But, he’ll have his memories of scamming America to get his wealth.

      • NordicHeritage

        It’s not just obama it’s both parties. Obama is just a titular head of state, you have to look at who’s funding both sides, they are the real power behind the throne.

      • CoweringCoward

        Obama and his ilk will leave America, sticky, violated and alone on the floor, he and his will have gotten all they wanted and needed by then.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      Don’t we wish it were just a socialist. I fear it is far more sinister than that.

  • RisingReich

    “Reform the program” – read – make it cost more and have even fewer ‘eligibility’ requirements.

    The only way out of this is total collapse – which seems to be ever closer on the horizon. Then we start the real ‘fun’.
    “May you live in interesting times…”

  • NordicHeritage

    This is what happens when you have a “diverse society” along with the mass off shoring of blue collar jobs.

    • Note to mention the massive amount of H1B visa immigration to keep salaries for people in science & engineering workers dirt cheap.

  • HJ11

    OFF TOPIC: White family of seven has now moved to Leith to join Cobb.

    The anti-White bigots are peeing in their pants.

    • Spartacus

      Link ?

    • rightrightright

      The media must not be allowed to get away with their use of the words “white supremacist” instead of “white separatist”. There is a world of difference between the two.

      Muslims live in their own ghettos and scorn the concept of integration, in accordance with islamic teaching. Mexicans stick together in what have become their enclaves. No-one utters a word of condemnation. But when whites endeavour to separate themselves, out come the smears.

      When comments are permitted to such smear pieces, it is important to join the debate and point out the difference between “supremacism” and “separatism”, not once, but over and over again. The Left must not be allowed to define white survival tactics.

      • HJ11

        I agree.

  • Viking_61

    Whenever condemn food stamp culture in front of poorer whites (ie at the local watering hole), I get long stares and silence. Around white business owners I get high fives and praise.

    • HJ11

      I don’t agree. I think Whites need to take advantage of the system that is mostly paid for by Whites so that we can have as many White children as possible.

      In other words, we need to get over the disdain for taking from the government, what it has taken from us and we need to focus on building huge White families any way possible.

  • Defiant White

    It’s just bribery. If I control your stomach, your heart and mind will follow. Who you going to trust: Those rich Republicans or the wise, caring, paternalistic Democrats who are feeding your (multiple, fatherless) babies? The fix is simple: Anyone getting a handout (and therefore not contributing to national tax revenue) doesn’t get to vote.

  • Anon

    Inefficient here is codeword for able to be converted into cash that is used to buy drugs. The main change under Obama is NOT the amount of food being bought by the US government for the “poor”. The change is that the food stamp program has purposefully been made “inefficient”. Obama intended this. Blacks understand this. Mexicans are here to profit from the conversion of phantom food purchases in exchange for drugs. Who doesn’t understand this? White people.

    Imagine if Obama got up in front of the cameras and said directly to black people, vote for me and I will give you as much in the way of drugs as you can handle….enough to get you so high, you’ll jump off a building and not care when you land. And if white folks don’t like it, too bad.

    Well, it couldn’t be more out in the open than if he had done that.

    There really is no expansion of the welfare state. The cost of welfare has gone up in order to use drugs as a way to mobilize the black vote and get mexican scum to come to this country to work the drug trade. THAT is the work mexicans come to the US for that Americans (White Americans) won’t do.

    If you shut down welfare tomorrow, nobody would go hungry.

    But alot of crackheads would be out looking for their next fix.

    What blacks don’t understand is, if ever their drug dealing rulers ever got full control of this country, their next load of drugs will have something in it that sterilizes them. Then something that will kill a person after 100 or so doses.

    We often complain that White people are targeted for genocide and there is more than enough proof of that. But white people are the ONLY people who make decent slaves.

    Those doing this plan to kill off 90% of us and rule the rest with an iron hand. But they plan to kill off 100% of all other races, once they are no longer useful. And blacks…..not looking too useful these days.

  • dd121

    The 85 billion dollars that the O’Socialists print and borrow and spend each month is OUR wealth. When the economic system vomits this back up we will all be wiped out financially. And by “we” I mean the white middle class that created most of the wealth. Why isn’t this outrage and future disaster for this country the lead story on the news every night? Food stamps is a growing piece of it.

    • RisingReich

      For the same reasons black on White murders aren’t front page.

    • Sick of it

      He who owns the proverbial printing press controls the news.

    • withcaution

      Because whites may be one of the smartest races but they are still rather dumb. Most people regurgitate whatever they were brainwashed with as a child. Raised as a Muslim, Jew, Christian, Hindu, your almost guaranteed to remain that your entire life. We are brainwashed as children and cling to those thought our entire lives.

      It takes independence and a clear mind to step back and ask “Why is this or that, that?”

  • Paleoconn

    Obama has increased the rolls from 31 million to 48 million, in a time of recession. Bush increased from 17 million to 31 million. And Obama is the ‘food stamp president’??

    Further proof who stupid Repugs are and how much of a dishonest asshole Gingrich is, as if needed more evidence.

  • I need to apply for food stamps. By way of the WOTC it makes me a more valuable hire.

  • It accelerated under Bush 43, and accelerated some more under Obama.

    Proper political historians of the future will recognize Bush 41, Clinton, Bush 43 and Obama (aka Bush 44) as pretty much the same.

  • MBlanc46

    The government ought to be doing something about stopping the hemorrhaging of jobs to Asia and the importation of millions of Mexicans and others so that welfare programs can be reduced to the bare minimum.

    • ncpride

      Now you know that makes too much sense! They’ll never go for it.

      • MBlanc46

        It sure doesn’t fit the globalist agenda of our elites.

  • The Democrats are racketeers.
    They buy votes with other people’s money.

    • JohnEngelman

      The Democrats allowed the tax issue to get away from them. When most Americans got more from the government than they paid in taxes the Democrats dominated the country.

      During the New Deal the Democrats raised taxes on the rich, spread the wealth around, won elections, and used their power to get more money from the rich.

      • Mergatroyd

        Yeah, and it really worked, didn’t it? The Great Depression was obviously a time of great prosperity, growing economy, low unemployment and overall general happiness.
        It was such a miserable time that Roosevelt saw fit to enter the U.S. into WW II to distract the public from his specious, socialist plans, many of which we’re suffering with today.
        But you’ll just tell us that Social Security was a great and workable idea, works wonders to this day and is sustainable as long as the government can force money from those evil, rich republicans — which is all of them.

      • So you openly admit that they were buying votes.

    • dogbone

      The Republicans aren’t saints. They are just as guilty as the Democrats.

  • fuzzypook

    This makes me sick. I am 54 years old and haven’t been able to find a job for 2 years. My husbands business fell apart when the economy tanked and he now works for $13 an hour. I have cashed out my retirement and am down to about $8000.00 in the bank and going through that. I considered foodstamps and checked out the eligibility requirements online. You can’t have more than $2000.00 in the bank. Now I know why bantus and mexicans never have bank accounts and why I see them getting money orders to pay their bills.

    • Luca

      Take the money out of the bank and buy gold or silver. You can always cash it back out anywhere in the world.

    • JackKrak

      Well, everybody knows how hard it is to open a bank account and how discriminatory the whole process of filling out all those forms is…….Plus they can pick up the money orders at WM while dey chirren is loading up the basket with free goodies.

      Good luck, btw.

  • Spartacus

    One of the best news I’ve heard in a long time . Thanks !

  • Magician

    By the way Britney has a message for folks in Japan

    Hey Britney, just because you are in Japan (or any country for that matter) does not mean you are legally obligated to eat only one type of food while visiting that country

  • withcaution

    Republicans are just liberals with bibles.

    I don’t know why they oppose each other. It’s like the Tutsi and Hutu or Sunnis and Shiites killing each other over incredibly small nuanced differences of opinion.

    • JohnEngelman

      Libertarians are Republicans who like illegal drugs, pornography, and non marital sex.

      • withcaution

        “illegal drugs, pornography, and non marital sex” I met some individuals from the middle east you’d get along with real good. They’re talk the talk AND walk the walk guys. Do you know how to fly a plane? They like pilots.

        Us Libertarians are some real wild eyed practitioners of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. It’s time I turned my life over to God,Allah, The motherland, the fatherland, or some other cause greater than the individual.

        • JohnEngelman

          Islam has been better than what you favor in restricting sex to marriage. Islamic countries are not troubled with AIDS.

          • withcaution

            Why do you want someone else’s permission, minister, politician, rabbi, on who to have sex with? I’m sure you’ve already broken at least a few laws concerning types of permitted sex already. Do you feel the rest of us has the right to punish you for those ‘transgressions’? Would you voluntarily turn your self over to the police if you found you had indeed violated some sex law?

      • I like pornography and I sure do like sex. Since I am married, I get plenty. In the shower. On the bed. Across the back of the sofa. Sayaka says she married an ape. It is only obscene if one is doing it right. I’m fond of booze, but that’s enough and hard drugs have no allure for me.

        Libertarians are normal people who think Jesus has no place in their bedroom. Or living room. Or the kitchen. Or across the hood of the car.

      • My reply was moderated, so I down-voted.

  • Luca

    Charts, graphs and statistics without common sense interpretation are meaningless.

    I looked at your link.The whole profit chart looks like stalactites. If this chart is to be believed corporations just recently surpassed the profit margin of 1950, probably because they are recovering from a recession.

    Companies are paying less in wages (labor) due to automation, part time work, out-sourcing manufacturing jobs and an increase in low paying service jobs.

    By the way, businesses are in business to make a profit. There is no law that says their profits need to be contained. They do not exist to create jobs, creating jobs is a byproduct.

    The author never mentioned the source of those figures either. I hope your research revealed that the author, Henry Blodget, was charged with civil securities fraud by the SEC and was fined $4 million, so be careful what you read and what you believe.

    • JohnEngelman

      You misinterpret common sense for what you want to believe in.

      • Mergatroyd

        You believe whatever Obama tells you to believe, which is far worse. You are a big government supporter and an anti-white who supports the demise of the white race by replacing it with Asians.

  • withcaution

    We are slowly squandering the inheritance of our forefathers. They built an infrastructure and housing that lasted 100’s of years. What’s being produced now for the same ajusted cost is a sham of quality and will be failing before the 30 year bonds and mortgage’s are even paid. When the nation has exhausted it’s financial tricks to push of the inevitable, it will be tough times for all.

    • Greg Thomas

      It’s not happening slowly, it’s full speed ahead. This country does not have 20 years left under current conditions.

  • WR_the_realist

    Welcome to Obamaville.

    Formerly known as the United States of America.

  • WR_the_realist

    There is a reason why the Democrats want more and more of us on food stamps, Obamacare, in subsidized housing, and with jobs in government or dependent on government contracts, If you depend upon the government for your food, health, housing, and job, you are powerless to oppose it.

  • Viking_61

    Food stamps are not a white race/brown race issue like public housing. .

  • Garrett Brown

    Another study: third world trash who don’t get jobs the highest percentage of immigrants.

  • blight14

    So America, how did that nifty idea of ‘free labor’ turn out for you? I’m SURE your next version, ‘cheap labor’, will be equally great!

    • Mack0

      It’s like watching a car crash in slow motion.

  • odious liberal

    More leeches= more liberal votes.

  • odious liberal

    Use every trick in the book to cut your taxes. The beast starves if it is not fed.

    • WR_the_realist

      No, the beast just prints more money.

  • HJ11

    Nope. Rushton is wrong. One can try to justify not having lots of children any way one wants, but the we need more White children. We need to teem as we once did. In addition, r and K strategies aren’t applicable to modern human populations, partly, because of the artificial rules we’ve set up for ourselves. Nature says that humans should start breeding as soon as their bodies say “go.” Humans have subverted that. In the long view of existence, we can expect most life to be wiped out on earth, once again. This alone calls for more of us to be born before that happens so some will survive. In addition, evolution requires that organisms be born with mutations and those mutations, via natural selection are either selected for or against. This also requries vast numbers of us to be born.

  • HJ11

    Screw our present civilization. It is falling apart. We need a new way. We’re going the way of past civilizations that failed to understand the lessons of nature.

  • I thought this amren site was all about fighting for white people.


    Like me, like you.

    Is Amren for white people? Or is amren for RICH people?

    Rich people don’t like food stamps.

    But most poor people in america are WHITE!

    Yes, these anti-white laws and political correctness are evil and anti-white. But that has nothing to do with food stamps. I want food stamps available in case I need them.

    I am against mass immigration, race spoils, affirmative action, racial integration, etc
    But that has nothing to do with food stamps.

    Why is the GOP and its rich backers always trying to mix up welfare state issues with race issues? They have nothing to do with each other.

  • the gop is trying to associate the fight against whites with welfare state and tax issues. that helps their rich backers.

    if there dems were not so anti-white, there would be no gop

  • Snufflupagus? …. Kidding, I know exactly who this is.

    President of the Chicago Teachers Union.

    • Brian

      Did G. Lucas go back and edit the first trilogy again? Jabba looks somewhat more human this time.

      • IstvanIN

        Only “somewhat”!

  • why was my comment deleted? Is this site paid by the gop?

  • so?

  • your “about us” page neglects to mention food stamps. That page says you are all about representing whites.
    Whites are the majority of food stamp recipients. Seems hypocritical of you.

    is amren about the budget or about representing whites?