A blog by and old Liberal who grew up Conservative in a very, very Red State.
Okay, let me start with the Food Stamp business.How many people out there know what the guidelines are to get food stamps? Bet ya don't.Food AssistanceMaximum Monthly Income Limits- Food Assistance -Household SizeGross Income1 $1,1802 $1,5943 $2,0084 $2,4225 $2,8366 $3,2497 $3,6638 $4,077Each additional member+ $414 Now, let's do some simple math. Let's say you have a family of 4 and you make $2300.00 per month...Gross. You would qualify for $78 in food stamps...whoo hoo. Trust me, if you are making less than $2500 per month in this economy, and you have 4 children, you need assistance.Next, Dancer is partially right about wolves. They do kill to eat, but they will also kill just for the joy of it. It seems like a game to them when they get in a herd of say sheep. You can almost see 'em grinnin as they decimate the herd. They have a hard time killing a lot of elk at once, but during calving time, they are a menace. Some of our elk herd areas here in Idaho have been almost completely been decimated. They need to go back to Canada.