Congrats again on voting Obama into office America! 607,559 new Americans were added to the food stamp rolls in in September of this year, now setting a record of 47,710,324 Americans on food stamps. Yes, 47.7 million Americans or 16% of the entire American population are now on food stamps and slave to the government. Obama voting states of California and Florida lead the way in people on food stamps.
Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps, reached another high in September, according to new data released by the United Stated Department of Agriculture.
The most recent data on SNAP participation were released Friday, and showed that 47,710,324 people were enrolled in the program in September, an increase of 607,559 from the 47,102,765 enrolled in August.
The number of households enrolled in the program also increased from 22,684,463 in August to 22,973,698 in September, an increase of 289,235. The average benefit, according to the new data, was $134.29 per person and $278.89 per household.