Posted by: Ted | July 20, 2012

Mexican immigrants are being guided toward government assistance instead of “gainful employment”.

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, raised concerns about the program in a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.  “It has become increasingly clear that the mission of the food stamp program has moved from targeted welfare assistance for those in need into an aggressive drive to expand enrollment regardless of need,” he wrote. 

Shouldn’t we be encouraging people to be self-sufficient as opposed to promoting people to sign up for government assistance.  Isn’t that what has made this country great, as opposed to the socialist programs our government now guides people toward?

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