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Mayor of Newark NJ on Food Stamps

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#1    Simbi Laveau

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:36 AM


The mayor of Newark,Cory Booker,has accepted a food stamp challenge after a Twitter exchange .
Food stamps per month total,ends up being 1.66 per meal.

The challange will last a week ,and will be monitored .
Let's see how they fare .

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:46 AM

Yea I would like to see that too since people on food stamps eat so well.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 03:07 AM

interesting this made me hungry.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 03:55 AM

View Postnotoverrated, on 21 November 2012 - 03:07 AM, said:

interesting this made me hungry.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:09 PM

You can do it if you eat a lot of bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, peanut butter,  eggs and water.  That kind of diet will make you sick if you live in it for a while.

Edit  Water is good for you, though.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:34 PM

Food stamps for a week? Man they will have a nice relaxing week of sitting at home, eating like a king, and sipping on martinis. They could probably use the left-over money to take a trip to the Caribbean! (sarcasm)

I would like to see how this turns out. So many people have no idea how little people actually get for food stamps or how government assisstance works in the first place...

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