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Midnight in the food-stamp economy

• Reuters
At 11 p.m. on the last day of the month, shoppers flock to the nearest Walmart. They load their carts with food and household items and wait for the midnight hour. That's when food stamp credits are loaded on their electronic benefits transfer cards.

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Comment by Lola Flores
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 What a wonderful, heart-warming article!  And this is the most powerful, wealthiest nation in the world.  Now, try to imagine how things must be in India, or Iraq, or Gaza, huh?

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