Big-box stores make billions off food stamps

Food stamp recipients are a frequent target of the right, who consider them lazy moochers and look to cut their benefits whenever possible. But the reality is that a lot of those recipients are employed, but with jobs that fail to pay a living wage. Many of those jobs are with big-box retailers like Wal-Mart who happen to make billions off food stamps. Except no one at Wal-Mart (or its competitors) and the federal government will ever say so or how much.

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