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Economic Collapse Test – EBT Card Glitch Incites Ransacking at Wal-Mart

Screen Shot 2013-10-14 at 8.14.26 AMStory Source: Somicom – When the federal EBT food stamp system suffered a critical failure on Saturday, local retailers were disconnected from the federal food stamp database that keeps track of how much credit is left on each individual EBT card. Seizing the opportunity provided by the glitch, EBT card holders in Louisiana ransacked their local Wal-Mart stores, stuffing their shopping carts full of groceries and “paying” for them with near-empty EBT cards that essentially had unlimited account balances because all accounting was offline.

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Since Obama took office, the country has seen the largest rise of people on food stamps ever!

Since Barack Obama took office, the country has seen the largest rise of people on food stamps ever. An estimated 47 million people now depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to put food on the table. That’s one in five adults, and larger than the population of Spain. Since 2008, food stamp use has spiked over 50 percent and so have instances of fraud and abuse. RT Correspondent Liz Wahl reports.


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