Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, 11/18/14, humorously pointed out a sad fact. Since republiKKKans cut $800 Million from food stamps, the poor have resorted to going to a new wave of stores popping up:
Salvage Food Stores
These stores are selling food that has exceeded
sell by dates or dented canned goods or bruised fruit at "crazy
As a person of low fixed income, I myself shop at a little
store in my neighborhood which sells day old bread for 99 cents (about a 3rd regular price)
as well as some often REALLY out of date and often failed overstock
goods...like some strangely flavored cereal which never caught on so
ends up being bought by the pallet and sold at "crazy discounts."
not going to name the place, but in addition to dollar stores, this is
the new America...pay people less, give them low quality or expired
(sometimes REALLY expired) food at a profit, gut their unions and labor
rights, and raise their rents and utilities. The republican value
system. No thanks. I may buy the old bread, but I ain't buyin' the
Fight back, America. If you still have brain cells firing.
Be cool, be nobody's fool; and don't dismiss the bliss.