Giving back to taxpayers

This is in response to the article I saw in the Sun Journal July 14 about the local farmers market and its promotion for people receiving state assistance — for every $10 spent on fruits and vegetables, they get $10 worth free.

My problem with that is that those people get state assistance, meaning they already receive free food.

Why not give $10 worth of free veggies to taxpayers? That, or have those people use $10 of their own food stamps?

Ryan Kimball, Lewiston

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Funny how someone can be on here saying that food stamps don't cost the state anything!
I guess you also believe Obama money is money that falls from the sky....
It DOES cost the taxpayers - of ALL states

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So, the local farmers are offering nutritious food to those in need, and you want to be first in line to take it away? Put down the Cheetos and the Mountain Dew and pay attention.

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I don't think he wants to take anything away, but just wanted to be part of the "2 for 1" deal. I don't think that's an unreasonable request.


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