The State Not Only Thieves and Murders, It Also Makes You Fat

Among its other, endless evils, welfare–specifically food stamps, a.k.a., the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)–blubberfies* its victims, according to a study from the criminals themselves at the US Dept. of Agriculture. “The study … look[ed] at the eating habits of SNAP recipients and compar[ed] them with those of people who qualified for the benefits but did not take them and those who did not qualify. It found that SNAP recipients were more likely to be overweight and obese than the other two groups.”

I suspect that very few SNAPpers read LRC. But for those two or three, realize that you are not only a thief, using government as your weapon to rob the rest of us, but you are also very much hurting yourself. There’s the psychological and spiritual damage of dependency, of course, but you’re endangering your physical health as well.

Government kills, in more ways than one.

*Yes, I coined a word. So sue me.

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8:29 am on May 12, 2015

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