1 in 8 Americans and nearly 1 in 4 children now receive food stamps


New York Times interactive map. Click to use.

California only enrolls about half of those eligible, a proportion *less* than any other state. The report breaks the numbers down by county, with several having more than 40% of the total population receiving aid.

Something is broken when this many people can’t get by on their own. Meanwhile the banksters pay themselves record bonuses for being parasites.