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Ohio food stamps for low income families will be reduced in January 2013(told after election)
examiner ^ | November 12, 2012 | TOMICA BONNER

Posted on 11/13/2012 8:24:57 PM PST by sickoflibs

The Toledo Blade reported on Monday that the state Department of Jobs and Family Services will begin reducing food stamps for Ohio residents beginning in 2013. Reduction estimates should total $50 per family which is about $520 million worth of yearly groceries from a total of 869,000 households. ..... This amount was determined by the federal department and Ohio can do nothing to change the outcome. ... “This is a federal issue,” said Joel Potts, executive director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Directors’ Association. “It is what it is. They have a formula. ... We just think it is going to be really hard on families and individuals. They will see significantly less money starting in January.”

The unfortunate outcome in Ohio families having their stamps cut is that they will have even less money to spend on food. There are already a number of families that rely on visiting food banks because their food stamps often run out by month's end.

Parents with children who suffer from food allergies have to be critical of certain food items. This means that their grocery bills are often higher than the average family. Because the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will lower food stamps in January it may be even more difficult for them to buy the right type of groceries.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: election2012; foodstamps; obama; ohio
Looks like Obama Department of Jobs and Family Services decided to wait till AFTER the election to announce this.

Well Ohio, you still think Obama is the one who really cares for you? Good thing he didn't tell you about this before election day when he was telling you Romney would do this to you.

1 posted on 11/13/2012 8:25:07 PM PST by sickoflibs
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To: sickoflibs

If you voted for nobama...Bwahahaha!


2 posted on 11/13/2012 8:29:35 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; Pan_Yans Wife; ...

Saw this on Brett Baur tonight FNC. There is something ironically just about the ‘food stamp president’ who won on compassion waiting till after the election to tell swing/battle-ground state Ohio this.

Well, you picked him Ohio.
I bet it feels better knowing its compassionate O taking the food out of your kids mouths instead of rich Mitt.


3 posted on 11/13/2012 8:29:56 PM PST by sickoflibs (How long before cry-Bohner caves to O again? They took the House for what?)
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To: sickoflibs

Well good luck to the families who lined up, voted for dead people, voted with provisional ballots, thinking Santa Obama was going to help ya. Not gloating but you get what you voted for, a lying pos with a pocket full of hope.


4 posted on 11/13/2012 8:30:09 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Isn't freedom worth fighting for?)
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To: ogen hal

EVERYBODY on food stamps got a de facto reduction when inflation decreased the purchasing power of them. Grocery prices have gone up (to the point where food pantries can’t solicit enough donations); they can eat their “Obama phones”...


5 posted on 11/13/2012 8:36:51 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: sickoflibs

The HOPE didn’t pan out and the CHANGE really sucks for OHIO. Too bad, you get what you pay for.


6 posted on 11/13/2012 8:44:50 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: sickoflibs

LOL. You want to bet they try to find a way to blame Mitt Romney?


7 posted on 11/13/2012 8:45:50 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: kearnyirish2

prices are going to keep going up and up pretty rapidly too
food and electricity etc

keep cutting those food stamps, Obama, we can taste the irony


8 posted on 11/13/2012 8:48:44 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: sickoflibs

Their vote rations will be cut from 10 to 3 per person (2 votes per dog, 1 per cat and 1 per cartoon superhero/s;)


9 posted on 11/13/2012 9:00:11 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: sickoflibs

its so sad it makes me want to cry....NOT!


10 posted on 11/13/2012 9:05:02 PM PST by cherry
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To: kearnyirish2
my inlaws with the two houses, the two sports cars plus two suvs and the 10 acres in the country get food bank stuff thru a friend who brings them boxes and boxes of stuff....

think carefully about food banks....if these shysters do it, probably millions also get under the table free food..

.no more for me....

if I know of a struggling family, I'll give directly to that family...

11 posted on 11/13/2012 9:07:41 PM PST by cherry
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To: GeronL

Apparently the more miserable it gets, the more voters seem driven to socialism. Hopefully the Repubs can make some mid-term hay from this...


12 posted on 11/13/2012 9:11:26 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: cherry

Here in north Jersey food banks serve people in areas where property taxes are over $15K per year; I’ve never given to them and never will. I sleep comfortably at night knowing that my taxes are feeding four welfare recipients, three ileegal aliens, and a government worker...


13 posted on 11/13/2012 9:13:42 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: sickoflibs

I need Obama Dollars...


14 posted on 11/13/2012 10:01:23 PM PST by Calpublican
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To: sickoflibs

I am sure they told them this with a big picture of Bush during their Two Minute Hate session.


15 posted on 11/13/2012 10:09:01 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Calpublican
I need Obama Dollars...

Charmin, Northern ??

16 posted on 11/13/2012 10:10:10 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: sickoflibs

Bush’s fault!


17 posted on 11/13/2012 10:17:44 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: sickoflibs
From the linked article in the linked article:

Because of the way the federal government calculates utility expenses for people receiving the benefit, a mild winter nationwide last year, and a lower price for natural gas, many families could experience a significant cut in aid, those familiar with the program say.....
What’s called the “standard utility allowance” — the amount deducted from a person’s income when the state determines his or her eligibility for the food stamp program — will decrease by $166 for 2013, translating to about $50 less per household in food assistance.

OMG - It's Glowball Warming's Fault!!!

I'm very curious if this will be sweeping the nation...it's not just Ohio that had higher temps last year and a reduction in natural gas prices.

Hmm, this "would have been" Romney's fault - so, whose fault is it now?

18 posted on 11/13/2012 10:18:30 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: sickoflibs

Wait until the sheepple in this country find out that the federal extension on unemployment benefits, as long as 99 weeks, expire at the end of 2012.


19 posted on 11/13/2012 10:26:49 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: sickoflibs
Next thing - he'll probably be taking back all those Obama phones too!

Utilities will be going up with more regulations on the producers. Gasoline will stay high. Food prices are going up & the contents of the packages are getting smaller.

Looks like it's going to be a fun time for the poor folks. But hey - that's what they voted for, so I can't feel too bad about it.

20 posted on 11/13/2012 10:43:19 PM PST by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: The Cajun

Noooo....I mean a bill with a picture of Der Leader that makes my leg tingle .


21 posted on 11/13/2012 10:48:35 PM PST by Calpublican
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To: Calpublican

Well perhaps a 3 dollar bill, you do know the old saying about a 3 dollar bill.


22 posted on 11/13/2012 10:53:41 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: sickoflibs

I’m from OH and I sure didn’t pick zero. I loathe him and his deceit. Why is it just OH that is getting cut? Maybe to make it look like its Governor Kasich’s fault to unseat him in 2014? Sounds like something this a**hat would do.

The Republicans in this state better get this message out that this is coming from the Feds, or else Kasich will get the blame. People in this state are stupid that way.


23 posted on 11/13/2012 11:05:27 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: Catsrus

Food stamp programs differ from state to state just like medicaid programs do. States have an option to spend extra state dollars for “ala carte’ services in addition to the “block grant funds” provided for basic food stamp services. Watch for articles and moves by advocacy group to pressure the Rep Govenor Kasich and the legislature to “restore” the lost funding.


24 posted on 11/14/2012 1:50:50 AM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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To: mdmathis6

Yes, I understand about the block grants. I’m just saying that Kasich will get the blame for this. The left has never recovered for their beloved Stickland getting beaten by Kasich in 2010.


25 posted on 11/14/2012 2:00:42 AM PST by Catsrus
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To: sickoflibs

Wow, that’s so sad. I guess Ohio food stamp “clients” can learn to cook cheap, like I do. And it will help them with their obesity problem, too.


26 posted on 11/14/2012 3:22:49 AM PST by Tax-chick (Are you getting ready for the Advent Kitteh?)
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To: sickoflibs

I know there are plenty of lazy Obamaphone folks out there that deserve what they voted for... but their children do not. Stuff like this tears me up because on the one hand, they voted for someone who will withhold vital information affecting what is on their tables.. on the other hand, the suffering is real. How can we get these people to see the artificial compassion feigned by the left? I don’t think children should suffer so we can say.. told ya so.
I guess it is time to step up efforts in churches to serve these people... Curse the Dems who hold them in poverty in exchange for power.


27 posted on 11/14/2012 3:40:14 AM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: momincombatboots
I know there are plenty of lazy Obamaphone folks out there that deserve what they voted for... but their children do not.

Sorry mom, that is where you are wrong. We have had generations of welfare families where the children are taught how to be another welfare recipient. Until the children break the cycle, it will continue. I seriously doubt any child will die of starvation - there is still the school lunch program, and other means to get food. However, making life miserable for welfare children just might make them learn to aspire to something other than sitting on welfare when they grow up.

28 posted on 11/14/2012 3:54:47 AM PST by Go Gordon (It's barack hussein obama - because he doesn't believe in capitalism.)
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To: I still care

The idea is to punish Kascich. That is who will be blamed.

Thn he will get voted out next election.


29 posted on 11/14/2012 4:05:59 AM PST by dforest
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To: Go Gordon

Just get rid of all entitlements both for individuals as well as corporations.


30 posted on 11/14/2012 5:01:31 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: libertarian27

You should check the headlines out for the global warming happening right now!
http://iceagenow.info/


31 posted on 11/14/2012 5:07:09 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: libertarian27
this "would have been" Romney's fault - so, whose fault is it now?

Two days before the election I had a premonition that Obama would win and he would not finish his term. That was all. When welfare is cut, and it will be, they cannot blame Romney, Obama and the vote-buying system of the Democrats will finally be analyzed by the ignorant voter.

32 posted on 11/14/2012 5:47:42 AM PST by Loud Mime (Conservatives refused to unite; now we pay the price!)
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To: kearnyirish2

“Apparently the more miserable it gets, the more voters seem driven to socialism.”

BINGO....
Which is EXACTLY THE POINT....


33 posted on 11/14/2012 6:35:54 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Go Gordon
However, making life miserable for welfare children just might make them learn to aspire to something other than sitting on welfare when they grow up.

In this society they'd most likely just add gains in flash mobs.

34 posted on 11/14/2012 6:55:43 AM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: sickoflibs

This, more than likely, will spread to other battle ground states but I see it as payback from obama’s washington.

If you think out of the box, it could a telling sign that the regime KNOWS they won those states only by fraud and now they will punish these states.

Time will tell.


35 posted on 11/14/2012 7:08:23 AM PST by RetSignman ("A Republic if you can keep it"....)
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To: sickoflibs

Hahahahahahaha! How long before Mitt Romney will be blamed?


36 posted on 11/14/2012 7:26:16 AM PST by matt04
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To: sickoflibs
To paraphrase Glenn Reynolds...

They told me if I voted for Mitt Romney that people would have their food stamps cut. And they were right!

37 posted on 11/14/2012 7:57:59 AM PST by Drill Thrawl (We have crossed the line from independence & liberty to dependency & servitude. We are doomed)
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To: sickoflibs

Have fun Ohio. How does betrayal feel? Hahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahhaha.


38 posted on 11/14/2012 9:32:35 AM PST by my small voice (A biased media and an uneducated populace is the biggest threat to our nation.)
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To: tcrlaf

While the scale and particulars may be different, you can really see how Nazism rose in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s. People will sell their souls for material goods, no doubt...


39 posted on 11/14/2012 1:38:57 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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