Reality in the US

For most of us in the IT industry, it looks as though, there is just too much ‘hype’ about the ill-effects of the country. If the following news article in the NYTimes is true, then it shows that the situation in the US is indeed dark. Scary.

Food Stamp Use Soars Across U.S., and Stigma Fades
By JASON DePARLE and ROBERT GEBELOFF
A program once scorned as a failed welfare scheme now helps feed one in eight Americans and one in four children.

Wow. That means that one in eight americans are not employed and not capable enough to earn enough for their own food.

Read the full article here.

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