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CreekDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-17-11 01:10 AM
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  -Food stamps for fast food argument? ChandlerJr  Oct-12-11 03:37 PM   #0 
  - Moot point. You can't buy fast food with food stamps.  tridim   Oct-12-11 03:40 PM   #1 
  - Actually, in some states you now can do just that  cbayer   Oct-12-11 03:42 PM   #4 
  - Damn, that's awful news.  tridim   Oct-12-11 03:46 PM   #9 
  - that's changing  Enrique   Oct-12-11 03:44 PM   #5 
  - not so, in some circumstances  grasswire   Oct-12-11 03:50 PM   #17 
  - Good comparative info. Thanks.  virgogal   Oct-12-11 03:40 PM   #2 
  - If a homeless person cooks, is it a home-cooked meal? n/t  leftstreet   Oct-12-11 03:42 PM   #3 
  - I believe in Ohio one needs a permanent address to get benefits.  JohnnyRingo   Oct-12-11 03:49 PM   #15 
     - The OP is bullshit. Nothing in the linked article about Food Assistance programs  leftstreet   Oct-12-11 04:26 PM   #30 
        - Wow... you should have told me to duck.  JohnnyRingo   Oct-12-11 05:54 PM   #45 
           - It's not duck, it's chicken!  leftstreet   Oct-14-11 12:26 AM   #72 
  - How on earth can you spend $9.26 on beans and rice. Are those gold-plated beans?  Speck Tater   Oct-12-11 03:45 PM   #6 
  - Yep, even if you buy small packages it's not even close.  tridim   Oct-12-11 03:48 PM   #11 
  - Maybe they're organic beans from Whole Foods. I paid 52 cents a pound for pintos most recently. nt  Speck Tater   Oct-12-11 03:51 PM   #18 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-15-11 02:20 PM   #97 
  - They're using a recipe with bacon, green peppers, etc.  closeupready   Oct-12-11 03:57 PM   #23 
  - One possibility is that they're adding in the cost of all the spices as well.  Systematic Chaos   Oct-12-11 03:59 PM   #24 
     - Also, it didn't specify how many servings.  Speck Tater   Oct-12-11 06:19 PM   #46 
  - Gives busy parents more time to do 'parenting'...?  closeupready   Oct-12-11 03:45 PM   #7 
  - It's a BAD IDEA.  Mimosa   Oct-12-11 03:46 PM   #8 
  - And perhaps a little dill?  aquart   Oct-12-11 04:06 PM   #26 
  - And how much for the transportation to a decent grocery store?  eyesroll   Oct-12-11 03:47 PM   #10 
  - +1 for having a clue  w0nderer   Oct-13-11 07:19 PM   #65 
     - + 2 for reality check  lunasun   Oct-15-11 01:42 AM   #87 
  - yeah, but you could get 4 McChickens for $4,50  hfojvt   Oct-12-11 03:48 PM   #12 
  - that's a very good point  Enrique   Oct-12-11 03:53 PM   #20 
  - And chow down on handfuls of it, right on the spot n/t  eridani   Oct-14-11 03:48 AM   #76 
  - Now show us how to cook that under a bridge with a piece of old newspaper for a heat source..  Fumesucker   Oct-12-11 03:49 PM   #13 
  - assuming you have an oven, and electricity/gas, and a home for that matter  Motown_Johnny   Oct-12-11 03:49 PM   #14 
  - Access to a car and a nearby grocery store.  EFerrari   Oct-12-11 04:39 PM   #33 
  - There are a couple of other points here.  cbayer   Oct-12-11 03:49 PM   #16 
  - It does apply to grocery prepared meals.  tridim   Oct-12-11 03:53 PM   #21 
  - the other people in the store will sure think they have the right to decide what you can get.  ejpoeta   Oct-12-11 04:07 PM   #27 
     - More good points  cbayer   Oct-12-11 04:45 PM   #35 
     - When I was in your sister's shoes, I spent all day Sunday shopping  EFerrari   Oct-12-11 08:52 PM   #47 
     - I did the same  Amaril   Oct-16-11 11:27 AM   #102 
     - ha!  Divine Discontent   Oct-15-11 02:44 AM   #92 
  - There's nothing about this OP that isn't BS. unrec  MerryBlooms   Oct-12-11 03:52 PM   #19 
  - Impossible, but also unfair  Spike89   Oct-12-11 03:56 PM   #22 
  - Great post  cbayer   Oct-12-11 04:34 PM   #32 
  - +100,000  Starry Messenger   Oct-13-11 03:46 PM   #61 
  - good post!  Divine Discontent   Oct-15-11 02:45 AM   #93 
  - +lots  CreekDog   Oct-17-11 01:10 AM   #103 
  - Chickens are almost $10 all by themselves. That estimate  EFerrari   Oct-12-11 04:01 PM   #25 
  - Maybe you are buying chickens in a gold plated mansion.  former9thward   Oct-12-11 04:43 PM   #34 
     - Then you're awfully lucky.  TheWraith   Oct-12-11 04:52 PM   #38 
     - i am sure the price varies depending on where you live. I remember when I could  ejpoeta   Oct-12-11 04:52 PM   #39 
     - I know. Chickens will never be on sale for 4.00 here again.  EFerrari   Oct-12-11 04:57 PM   #41 
     - No, Safeway. They're about 8.50.  EFerrari   Oct-12-11 04:56 PM   #40 
        - I traveled for about 2 months this summer to quite a few states.  former9thward   Oct-12-11 05:06 PM   #43 
        - I've been having to stretch and fret to feed us here  EFerrari   Oct-12-11 05:20 PM   #44 
        - Less than $5 at Safeway in my area n/t  quiller4   Oct-17-11 01:21 AM   #104 
  - The article linked says nothing about food stamps.  polly7   Oct-12-11 04:07 PM   #28 
  - Why are you trying to bring reason into the discussion?  Retrograde   Oct-13-11 03:05 PM   #57 
     - And just how tasty  FloridaJudy   Oct-14-11 02:01 AM   #75 
  - I'm all for letting people buy and eat what they want. Even the poor.  WinkyDink   Oct-12-11 04:24 PM   #29 
  - People are so naive when it comes to the plight of the poor. Unrec. n/t  demmiblue   Oct-12-11 04:28 PM   #31 
  - Not this bullshit AGAIN.  TheWraith   Oct-12-11 04:49 PM   #36 
  - +1  leftstreet   Oct-12-11 04:52 PM   #37 
  - Demonizing the poor is much more important than facts. *sigh  MerryBlooms   Oct-12-11 05:06 PM   #42 
  - This is the same place  xmas74   Oct-13-11 11:52 PM   #70 
     - rice and beans should have been in those baskets!!!haven't you heard???  lunasun   Oct-15-11 02:23 AM   #88 
        - I had someone at the store behind me in line  xmas74   Oct-15-11 12:34 PM   #94 
  - hugh  H2O Man   Oct-12-11 08:54 PM   #48 
  - A roast chicken? Come on.  distantearlywarning   Oct-12-11 09:36 PM   #49 
  - Seriously, people of DU really need to think about this kind of crap before they post it.  lunasun   Oct-15-11 02:31 AM   #90 
  - I have a coupon for 2 Thickburgers for $5, it sure beats pinto beans and rice.  JVS   Oct-12-11 09:37 PM   #50 
  - Here are the facts in my neck of the woods...  MrMickeysMom   Oct-12-11 09:45 PM   #51 
  - bought a chicken, cooked, for $5 tonite  blueamy66   Oct-12-11 11:34 PM   #52 
     - True....  MrMickeysMom   Oct-13-11 05:39 AM   #53 
     - true.  w8liftinglady   Oct-13-11 06:36 AM   #54 
     - what is your point?  blueamy66   Oct-13-11 09:14 AM   #55 
        - What?  MrMickeysMom   Oct-13-11 08:55 PM   #68 
     - so you have a car, and a house, and a stove, and electricity/gas, and pots and pans  Motown_Johnny   Oct-13-11 04:44 PM   #62 
     - Oh my god....  blueamy66   Oct-13-11 08:44 PM   #67 
     - when you post, it's a little more Republican  CreekDog   Oct-14-11 01:47 AM   #73 
     - How did I complain about food stamps? Re-read my post.  blueamy66   Oct-14-11 09:16 AM   #77 
     - all I am saying is that some are less fortunate than you  Motown_Johnny   Oct-14-11 07:28 PM   #84 
     - and a household 6-figure income  CreekDog   Oct-14-11 01:48 AM   #74 
        - who is "they"?  blueamy66   Oct-14-11 12:34 PM   #79 
           - pretend you don't know  CreekDog   Oct-14-11 01:28 PM   #81 
              - still waiting to know who they is  blueamy66   Oct-14-11 04:08 PM   #82 
     - who is going to pay for your Medicare and Social Security if people don't have kids?  CreekDog   Oct-14-11 12:58 PM   #80 
     - ignore time  blueamy66   Oct-14-11 04:09 PM   #83 
     - i don't think you're ignoring me because of any of that, but because answering will...  CreekDog   Oct-15-11 02:33 AM   #91 
     - Weak counterargument.  tabasco   Oct-15-11 12:42 PM   #95 
        - Weak liberal = you  CreekDog   Oct-15-11 03:34 PM   #99 
           - I didn't know it was a pillar of liberalism  tabasco   Oct-16-11 11:02 AM   #101 
     - "Stop having kids" is the Republican way of looking at the problem  Hippo_Tron   Oct-14-11 07:51 PM   #85 
        - I agree, but it would also be good to see these kids as an opportunity rather than a burden  CreekDog   Oct-15-11 02:30 AM   #89 
           - If that becomes a serious concern, we can always allow more immigration  Hippo_Tron   Oct-15-11 12:45 PM   #96 
  - yes, i can roast that chicken on my hot plate! n/t  Scout   Oct-13-11 09:37 AM   #56 
  - Get next to a copy of Barbara Ehrenreich's "Nickel and Dimed" at once  KamaAina   Oct-13-11 03:19 PM   #58 
  - Yeah, people on food stamps just end up using them on Winstons and Big Macs  Taverner   Oct-13-11 03:26 PM   #59 
  - Interesting post and run. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-13-11 03:39 PM   #60 
  - I beg to differ ....  etherealtruth   Oct-13-11 05:22 PM   #63 
     - I did use the wrong choice of word. I shoul've just said ''obvious''. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Oct-13-11 07:02 PM   #64 
  - Eat them Beans and Rice, 3 times a day, 7 days a week...  BiggJawn   Oct-13-11 07:58 PM   #66 
  - no cable  CreekDog   Oct-15-11 01:12 AM   #86 
  - Where I live in Australia...  foreigncorrespondent   Oct-13-11 09:23 PM   #69 
  - unrec.  Whisp   Oct-14-11 12:02 AM   #71 
  - Plus a car to get to a decent grocery store, plus a working kitchen to make  Zoeisright   Oct-14-11 09:27 AM   #78 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-15-11 02:21 PM   #98 
  - Unrec for divorce from reality.  frustrated_lefty   Oct-15-11 03:40 PM   #100 
 

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