Dean James at Right Wing Tribune
Great news for welfare leeches living on the dole and sitting on their asses while we all go to work every day!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that people that get free money from the government, which those of that work pay for will now allow the leeches to purchase their junkfood online!
I wonder if they can buy drugs and alcohol online under this new program.
Grace Carr at The Daily Caller News Foundation reports that the USDA announced Thursday its launch of a “SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot” permitting food stamp users to buy their groceries online for pickup or delivery. Amazon and Walmart are participating in the program and will be joined by ShopRite supermarket chain next week, according to the department.
Amazon and ShopRite will operate the pilot program out of New York City for resident Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) users. Walmartwill run its program in upstate New York, according to the USDA.
“People who receive SNAP benefits should have the opportunity to shop for food the same way more and more Americans shop for food – by ordering and paying for groceries online,” U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said in a Thursday statement announcing the program’s launch.
“SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net,” according to the USDA.
Amazon shoppers using food stamps will be able to shop on Prime Pantry and AmazonFresh, two subscription services that usually require membership fees.
“The pilot will eventually expand to other areas of New York as well as Alabama, Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington,” according to the USDA’s statement.
Walmart has approximately 275 stores offering online order and grocery pickup in the states eligible for the food stamp pilot program, according to spokeswoman Molly Blakeman, Reuters reported.
“We look forward to monitoring how these pilots increase food access and customer service to those we serve, specifically those who may experience challenges in visiting brick and mortar stores,” Perdue said Thursday.
Honestly, I’m not sure what to think about this.
I feel like I’m back in the Obama years.
I voted for Trump but what the f is this crap?
Who pays for these computers, phones and internet to order junk from these stores.
I guarantee this will cost us millions of dollars.
The government is a freaking joke.
BTW-F THE IRS!