The financial feeding of the massively indebted American
- The amount being given out in food stamps is 600% higher versus 2000 food stamp payments. That is an enormous amount that strips out any semblance of population growth. 1 out of 6 Americans are on food stamps being made up of 47.7 million individuals. Where has this growth come from? In large part, this growth since the crisis hit has come from people falling off of the middle class bandwagon and ending up on a lower economic rung.