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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Mon Mar 23, 2015, 11:16 PM


This guy is some kinda crazy--those are "traditional" kid meals, and he's being an ass.

And even if the steak goes on sale and is less than the burger, they can't buy the steak, because....huh?

When is this guy planning on giving the poor their fishing lessons, I wonder? I think people should show up at his office with fishing poles and ask for help with casting and so forth!!! Why aren't these idiots taking this approach:

...Instead, Rank points to solutions that increased food choices, such as allowing welfare recipients to use their EBT cards at farmers' markets. More nutritious options, he says, will go much further in improving diets than laws that merely reinforce paternalistic "concerns" over what poor people are and are not eating.

"What I find is, first of all, food stamps run out by the third week of the month," says Rank. "A lot of people I met are extremely frugal in terms of using their food stamps and making decent decisions for what foods to buy or not."

"What I find," he adds, "is for the most part, people are trying to get by."

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