The Washington Independent ran pictures taken by Joel Berg, the executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, showing what a week’s worth of food stamps will buy you:
Remember this amount of food includes supplemental funding from the ARRA. Here’s what one week looks like when you get rid off the supplemental funding:
Here’s what will be lost:
First, I’m not seeing a whole lot of caviar or filet mignon here. Second, how the hell is a child supposed to learn on a diet like this? (I bet teachers unions are behind this somehow…).