Skip to comments.Administration Brochure Touts Food Stamp Benefits for Foreigners
Posted on 04/28/2013 9:15:08 AM PDT by John Semmens
It was recently discovered that the Obama Administration has been working jointly with the Mexican government to inform that countrys illegal migrants to the United States of their rights to government food assistance.
The product of this cooperative undertaking is a Spanish-language flyer supplied to the Mexican Embassy by the US Department of Agriculture. The flyer asserts that even those who enter America illegally are still entitled to certain benefits and explains how these undocumented persons may secure these benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) called the revelation evidence of a dangerously misguided policy. We are $16 trillion in debt. Adding foreign nationals to our welfare rolls is fiscally irresponsible.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack defended the outreach program saying it clearly falls within the nations proud tradition of welcoming newcomers to our shores. Doesnt our Statue of Liberty ask the world to give us their poor and hungry masses yearning to live free? How can we not feed them once they get here? Wouldnt that be breach of promise?
Vilsack hastened to point out that our efforts arent confined to Mexicans. Were very ecumenical in our outlook. One of the guys who bombed the Boston Marathon was a beneficiary of the SNAP food subsidies. We didnt pry into his private life. We didnt question his beliefs. To us he was a human being in need of help. That he may have been ungrateful for that help is something we cant control. Should we let this unfortunate turn of events change who we are? Isnt this when were supposed to turn the other cheek?
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Is Congress doing something about it?
Open up your wallets you racists Americans....you owe us!!!!!!!
Noone in the administration or their media lapdogs would say that.
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