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Should Food Stamps be Accepted at Restaurants?

Survival and society; while I would not advocate for anyone on Food Stamps to try and eat out for every meal, I agree with this author, particularly about how one is to survive in a situation where it is impossible to cook and such. Also, how we define 'restaurant' should be examined. Chances are, someone who has paid into the social system and finds themselves in need of a fresh start will not take said assistance and eat at the most expensive dining establishment to be found. Such an individual would, in most cases, do as the author says--go in for a 'once in a while' meal. To walk even a block in someone else's shoes, one must first put on empathy...

Ten Little Christians

Write 4 Ten, 29 April, 2013: New Worlds