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eShirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-27-09 08:52 PM
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42. if you're diabetic, your blood sugar drops, and all you have is food stamps on you,
some apple juice or some candy could literally save your life

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  -Juice drink/ soda mom= Child abuse/ Why food stamps? era veteran  Oct-27-09 07:15 PM   #0 
  - because if you are poor you should have ALL decisions dictated to you  Kali   Oct-27-09 07:17 PM   #1 
  - Come now, they're the poor, not humans! Rights are for humans! (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-27-09 07:18 PM   #3 
  - Poor  era veteran   Oct-27-09 07:26 PM   # 
     - no I'm not a dentist  Kali   Oct-27-09 11:14 PM   #49 
  - I'm astonished that you can----didn't know that.  virgogal   Oct-27-09 07:18 PM   #2 
  - Soda/Candy ok But you can't buy soap  era veteran   Oct-27-09 07:20 PM   #4 
     - The food stamps were menat to support Con Agra and ADM,  hedgehog   Oct-27-09 07:24 PM   #8 
        - Yep. That's it. nt  tblue   Oct-27-09 07:26 PM   #10 
  - Yes, we really should dictate every facet of how poor or needy people lead their lives.  elocs   Oct-27-09 07:21 PM   #5 
  - I'm not worried about the food stamps. If they get too expensive  napi21   Oct-27-09 07:23 PM   #6 
  - I get the idea that you don't think soda should be bought with food stamps...  Silent3   Oct-27-09 07:24 PM   #7 
  - Bizarre/use /of /dashes/slashes and bears--Oh my  era veteran   Oct-27-09 07:30 PM   #12 
     - But I still don't even know what you were trying to say.  Silent3   Oct-27-09 07:37 PM   #19 
     - "Bizarre" perhaps sounded a bit mean, but I didn't understand your subject line either  petronius   Oct-27-09 07:46 PM   #25 
        - Sorry trying to squeeze in too much  era veteran   Oct-27-09 08:05 PM   #33 
  - Soda isn't "food" as far as I'm concerned. Perfectly valid question.  kestrel91316   Oct-27-09 07:26 PM   #9 
  - Lots of the poor also have to work - and aren't necessarily stupid  REP   Oct-27-09 07:31 PM   #14 
  - Given that most people do not live in a place that gives them  enlightenment   Oct-27-09 07:38 PM   #20 
  - Again, most of the poor work ... don't have the HOURS (and the space) it takes to make bread  REP   Oct-27-09 07:46 PM   #24 
  - I think everyone using food stamps should be required to take fishing classes  petronius   Oct-27-09 07:49 PM   #26 
  - A lot of things we eat aren't "food"  tonysam   Oct-27-09 09:02 PM   #45 
  - Have to tell you, I didn't have a freaking clue what you were trying to say from your subject line.  iris27   Oct-27-09 07:28 PM   #11 
  - Mountain Dew Mouth & very minimal food value  era veteran   Oct-27-09 07:34 PM   #17 
  - So if juice is not acceptable then what is?  Fumesucker   Oct-27-09 07:30 PM   #13 
  - Juice drinks, not juice - juice drinks are juice-flavored sugar water  REP   Oct-27-09 07:34 PM   #16 
     - The poor can buy anything they want,the queston seems to be if  virgogal   Oct-27-09 07:39 PM   #21 
     - Is this food? Yes or No  era veteran   Oct-27-09 07:52 PM   #28 
        - Hey! Here's an idea: Treat poor people like oh, I dunno PEOPLE  REP   Oct-27-09 07:55 PM   #31 
        - Wasted calories & undernourished people  era veteran   Oct-27-09 08:36 PM   #38 
        - do you tell everyone you give something  XRubicon   Oct-27-09 08:00 PM   #32 
        - Not food to me---never has been. Empty calories.  virgogal   Oct-27-09 08:19 PM   #35 
     - Apparently I'm not familiar with the terminology..  Fumesucker   Oct-27-09 07:39 PM   #22 
        - They do it deliberately. I like ruby red grapefruit juice, and drink a  Obamanaut   Oct-28-09 08:59 AM   #68 
  - I say porridge and rainwater only.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Oct-27-09 07:33 PM   #15 
  - Porridge? You spoil them. Groats only.  REP   Oct-27-09 07:35 PM   #18 
  - what units are you using?  XRubicon   Oct-27-09 07:43 PM   #23 
  - So poor kids should never be able to splurge and have a coke or  Shell Beau   Oct-27-09 07:50 PM   #27 
  - Not until and unless they can bake their own bread and raise chickens!  REP   Oct-27-09 07:53 PM   #30 
     - I have fed the poor this week have you?  era veteran   Oct-27-09 08:23 PM   #37 
        - You started the thread with a pretty broad, and very smelly brush yourself  varelse   Oct-27-09 08:58 PM   #43 
           - I thought it was a division problem  Bill McBlueState   Oct-27-09 09:24 PM   #48 
           - Have you fed the poor this week?  era veteran   Oct-28-09 01:01 AM   #67 
  - No pop at that sleep-over or birthday party  sandnsea   Oct-27-09 07:52 PM   #29 
  - I never said that  era veteran   Oct-27-09 08:15 PM   #34 
     - Did you walk uphill in the snow to school? n/t  ohheckyeah   Oct-28-09 12:06 AM   #59 
        - NO  era veteran   Oct-28-09 12:44 AM   #65 
  - One of the things I love about the novel "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,"  Berry Cool   Oct-27-09 08:22 PM   #36 
  - ...  Kali   Oct-27-09 11:22 PM   #50 
  - +10  Withywindle   Oct-27-09 11:56 PM   #54 
  - Even if I didn't think this idea was insulting to people receiving food stamps  jmm   Oct-27-09 08:37 PM   #39 
  - Because it's food  proud2BlibKansan   Oct-27-09 08:38 PM   #40 
  - They should be able to buy beer and wine instead!  Sebastian Doyle   Oct-27-09 08:44 PM   #41 
  - And don't forget the benefits of medical marijuana. Snort.  lonestarnot   Oct-27-09 11:26 PM   #51 
     - It's an herb, and therefore a food, right?  Sebastian Doyle   Oct-28-09 12:00 AM   #57 
  - if you're diabetic, your blood sugar drops, and all you have is food stamps on you,  eShirl   Oct-27-09 08:52 PM   #42 
  - Same is true if you're hypoglycemic  Withywindle   Oct-27-09 11:58 PM   #56 
  - I despise food fascists  tonysam   Oct-27-09 09:01 PM   #44 
  - Tell us about food fascists  era veteran   Oct-28-09 12:59 AM   #66 
  - Poor people suck. It isn't like they are human.  Statistical   Oct-27-09 09:07 PM   #46 
  - No one said that. Not even close...  petronius   Oct-27-09 11:27 PM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-09 09:13 PM   #47 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-27-09 11:45 PM   #53 
  - Really?  WCIL   Oct-27-09 11:57 PM   #55 
  - Oh good grief.  ohheckyeah   Oct-28-09 12:01 AM   #58 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-28-09 12:08 AM   #60 
  - Lighten up, Francis.  Vickers   Oct-28-09 12:19 AM   #63 
     - How did you know  era veteran   Oct-28-09 12:24 AM   #64 
  - there's a lot of corn in that there soda.  dysfunctional press   Oct-28-09 12:08 AM   #61 
  - Subsidized Corn  era veteran   Oct-28-09 12:19 AM   #62 
  - puhleeze  guitar man   Oct-28-09 09:02 AM   #69 
  - Locking  cbayer   Oct-28-09 09:48 AM   #70 

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