Cutting Food Stamps

Viewpoints: Cutting Off Food Stamps: A Prudent Call Or A Grinch-Like Move?; Health Care’s Status Quo Is Morally Untenable

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The Washington Post: The Trump Administration Plays The Perfect Grinch With Its New Food Stamp Rule. There is a horrible irony in taking food from the tables of hungry Americans during the holidays, but that’s the latest act of cartoonish villainy by the Trump administration. It could be, perhaps, that their shoes were too tight or that their heads weren’t screwed on just right, but this week, the Agriculture Department played the part of the Grinch, finalizing a rule to cut billions of dollars from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. (Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, 12/4)

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