Where Does All That Food-Stamp Money Go?

The government doesn't make a good case for keeping secret the information on how much money retailers get by redeeming food stamps.

Many Americans have their doubts about food stamps -- the benefits are a burden on taxpayers, they breed dependency and lack of controls encourages fraud, just to name a few of the complaints. Too bad the federal government is acting as if there really is something to hide in a program that helps more than 47 million people avoid hunger.

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