Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Food Stamps For Those With "Special" Needs

Since (Food Stamps) is a program fully subsidized by the U.S. federal government, more companies including retailers and restaurants want to be involved and reap the benefits as well.

The latest chain of restaurants lobbying for their share is Louisville-based Yum! Brands. Its restaurants include Taco Bell, KFC, Long John Silver’s and Pizza Hut.

“It makes perfect sense to expand a program that’s working well in California, Arizona and Michigan, enabling the homeless, elderly and disabled to purchase prepared meals with SNAP benefits in a restaurant environment,” 

Click here to read the whole magilla. Then step away from the computer and dry heave because the elephant in the room wants, and in some states is already getting, its chicken and more.


badanov said...

Not Church's Chicken?

Fits said...

Not yet at least

TJP said...

I think Medicare could save a bundle by offering KFC as a low-cost alternative to extremely expensive FDA-approved enemas. It takes effect faster, too. Plus we could require that anyone consuming KFC on the taxpayer's dime would have to donate their organs upon death. The grease trapped in the intestines after a lifetime of eating KFC could power a hippy biodiesel mobile for 50 miles.