Restaurants Push to Join Food Stamp Program
The number of businesses approved to accept food stamps grew by a third from 2005 to 2010, U.S. Department of Agriculture records show, as vendors from convenience and dollar discount stores to gas stations and pharmacies increasingly joined the growing entitlement program.
Now, restaurants, which typically have not participated in the program, are lobbying for a piece of the action. (Continue reading this story).
I guess it was just a matter of time. Now that the Federal Government has successfully convinced a huge amount of the American Population to turn to Entitlement Programs, it makes sense that businesses would want to now exploit those programs as well in order to get their piece of the pie. What better way to kill off the Mom & Pop Store then to let McDonald's and Taco Bell rake in more profits. First we let the Evil Wal-Mart destroy the corner store and now we can kiss those restaurants brave enough to stick with Local Grown and Non-GMO Foods good-bye! Guess FEMA will have a purpose for all those plastic coffins after all! Thanks Monsanto!