People on food stamps don't try to become self-sufficient.
Most people on food stamps are non-white.
People on food stamps "have it made".
don't give people food stamps, and they will pull themself by the bootstraps, and become self-sufficient
Answer to those myths...
Most people on food stamps are working.
Most people on food stamps hold one, two or more jobs.
People on food stamps are trying to become self-sufficient by trying to work more than one job and feed their
Most food stamps recipients are white (Berg 183).
People on food stamps certainly don't have it made, and frequently, as noted above, have to work more than one job
(see also "Nickel and Dimed: on (Not) Getting By in America" by Barbara Ehrenreich).
If the food stamps program is discontinued and/or eliminated, the ever growing smaller safety net of many Americans
will disappear, and we will have hunger in unspeakable dimensions again, like in the great American depression.