Sunday, May 12, 2013

1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps from U.S. Gov’t -- $2 Billion in 2012 (CNS News)*

Is there any wonder why the citizens of
Puerto Rico have lukewarm desires in gaining 
American Statehood!

As the saying goes.....
IF THE MILK IS FREE,
WHY BUY THE COW!
http://mychinaconnection.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/why-buy-the-cow-when-you-can-get-the-milk-for-free.jpg

     (CNSNews.com)"The federal government spent more than $2 billion to provide food stamps to Puerto Rico in 2012, up to 25 percent of which is untraceable because it is distributed in cash and there is “no way to verify that funds are spent on food,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture."
 
"The funds are used to supply more than one-third of the population of 
Puerto Rico with food stamps."

     "According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) for Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States,  received $2 billion in Nutrition Assistance Block Grants in fiscal year 2012."  Continue reading here......
 * http://cnsnews.com/news/article/13-population-puerto-rico-gets-food-stamps-us-gov-t-2-billion-2012

...which brings to mind another appropriate saying.....
 LIVING HIGH ON THE HOG!
...such as this...
 http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Tu5F9l5wh2g/TfS6t64U31I/AAAAAAAAki0/UbUG_ItObkY/s400/CharlieRangelAsleepontheBeach.jpg.
Disgraced, but still, Congressman Charlie Rangle ** 

OOPS...MY BAD....
THAT'S NO HOG....
THAT IS A TAXPAYER'S 
BOUGHT AND PAID FOR
PARASITE!
 http://image18.spreadshirt.com/image-server/v1/compositions/16073782/views/1,width=178,height=178,appearanceId=386/Pink-milk-cow-cute-with-horns-Women-s-T-Shirts.jpg
 

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