Obama’s food-stamp nation: ‘We accept EBT’ signs are everywhere

https://twitter.com/FlowerBOMB_Rob/status/288330436155944960

https://twitter.com/patrioticDAR/status/286461442083930112

https://twitter.com/kart00nista/status/286543825734873088

Conservatives have been excoriated as racist for spotlighting the rise in food-stamp use under President Obama. But on social media, Americans of all races and backgrounds have no problem pointing out the literal signs of dependency — especially when EBT (electronic benefit transfer) food stamp cards are used to purchase junk food, non-food, and other absurd items far beyond the basic dietary sustenance of the social safety net.

Like Autozone auto repair services:

https://twitter.com/WhyYouLyingHoe/status/286976504099917824

https://twitter.com/oheysunshine/status/287975040266420226

https://twitter.com/renegadegotjoke/status/288037825801248768

https://twitter.com/MiXDChiK10/status/287372147729506304

Gas stations and thrift stores:

https://twitter.com/i_FoundNemo/status/287351011549536256

https://twitter.com/SunshineThrift1/status/287281188790497280

Bars and liquor stores:

https://twitter.com/crousselle/status/287933462994886656

https://twitter.com/safetyhammock/status/287783212934131712

https://twitter.com/VINTAGE_XCII/status/287206771909607424

https://twitter.com/topklassoverall/status/287279725146152962

https://twitter.com/pretttyrose1903/status/287988800649568256

https://twitter.com/mrszagesh4/status/287247105981038592

Fast food restaurants:

https://twitter.com/Slimtreats/status/287715844350431235

https://twitter.com/VintageWasted/status/286884183836598272

https://twitter.com/SenorPrepotente/status/287818110558412800

https://twitter.com/SabaTooDOPEE/status/287636805900177408

https://twitter.com/TweetItNdaMornN/status/287605072098103296

https://twitter.com/95The_Movement/status/287423111257812992

https://twitter.com/jillleejay/status/287372911755546624

https://twitter.com/_AVO_5/status/287680676935905282

Cigarettes:

https://twitter.com/Ricanflava845/status/287330523129450496

https://twitter.com/ChuckJames43/status/285864742730489856

Steak, shrimp, lobster, and cake:

https://twitter.com/TeresaKRobinson/status/288040232903913472

https://twitter.com/ggfortheluv/status/288108249281081344

https://twitter.com/IAMINTOSAVINGS/status/288074046468411393

https://twitter.com/FistImpression/status/288040069581897728

https://twitter.com/captainncallie/status/287808210629427201

College tuition:

https://twitter.com/_Physicism/status/286312108327591936

https://twitter.com/Somaymay/status/287864022047539200

More clothing stores:

https://twitter.com/tay_renee_/status/287733979308777473

https://twitter.com/kuku4cocoa/status/287680200580427776

Can’t forget to mention the cash-back scheme:

https://twitter.com/toBAsuccess/status/286854199239667714

https://twitter.com/Northern_Charm/status/286960024247496704

https://twitter.com/BAMAPERRY/status/286814264663097344

And, of course, via the New York Post’s exclusive this weekend, strip joints and porn shops:

https://twitter.com/nypost/status/287929030840311809

https://twitter.com/BillFrezza/status/288105761500979200

https://twitter.com/Chalky__White/status/288064363481419776

https://twitter.com/RoseCarol3/status/288068380349566976

https://twitter.com/MsKiddluv/status/288015908855771137

https://twitter.com/reynaldomacias2/status/288050576992923648

Question of the year:

https://twitter.com/Amyloukingery/status/288307259971354625

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Food stamp fraud all the rage on Twitter

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