Food stamps should be reserved for the elderly
Feb. 18, 2013 at 6:02 p.m.
Updated Feb. 17, 2013 at 8:18 p.m.
Editor, the Advocate:
In my opinion, the only ones who should receive food stamps are the elderly. They have paid their dues. Most are on very expensive medication, and their Social Security benefits, well, that's a joke. If so many are on food stamps, then why are there so many hungry children? Well, a lot of times the stamps are sold; it's not hearsay, I know for a fact.
If you can't afford a lot of children, don't have them.
I have never received government assistance and don't plan on ever applying for it. If we don't have the money, we do without.
Frances Gaona, Victoria