I’m Not Ashamed to Use Food Stamps, But Trump Wants Me to Be

In a nation as wealthy as the United States, yes, we are ‘entitled’ to a basic standard of living.

Toddler drops box of crackers into a small yellow shopping cart in a grocery store
Toddler drops box of crackers into a small yellow shopping cart in a grocery store
Cropped Photo by David Veksler on Unsplash

Many people believe I should be ashamed our family utilizes government entitlements. I am not ashamed.

In a nation as wealthy as the United States, yes, we are entitled to programs that provide a basic standard of living. We the people have already decided this.

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