Stephen Fincher Food Stamp Cuts

Congressman Who Gets Millions In Farm Subsidies: Food Stamps Stealing ‘Other People’s Money – Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN) agitated against food aid for poor Americans included in the Farm Bill during last week’s House Agricultural Committee debate, accusing the government of stealing “other people’s money.” Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has already been decimated in both the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill, cutting off nearly 2 million working families, children, and seniors from food assistance.

Fincher invoked the Bible in his defense of the devastating cuts, quoting, “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”  Read the whole story here

Congressman Quotes Jesus In Bid To Gut Food Stamps

While Republican Stephen Fincher cites chapter and verse to prove that it is immoral for out of work folks to mooch off government largesse, he fails to mention that his own fingers have been observed in the public till.

Republicans Take Hypocritical Stance In Food Stamp Debate

House Agriculture Committee Republicans who vocally supported billions in cuts to federal food assistance are big-time recipients of government help in the form of farm subsidies.

Reps. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) and Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) both cited the Bible last week to argue that while individual Christians have a responsibility to feed the poor, the federal government does not.

“We’re all here on this committee making decisions about other people’s money,”

The Fincher That Stole Food Stamps

The second most heavily subsidized farmer in Congress said Washington should not “steal” from taxpayers to support food assistance like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — better known as food stamps.

What to tell Stephen Fincher what you think about his Hypocrisy?  Click here;   http://fincher.house.gov/office/washington-dc