With the cuts to food stamps, (put in place by DEMOCRATS in the Senate no less) starting in November people on Food Stamps will have about 89 cents per meal.
Can you do it for a month, a week? Can you take the new, reduced Food Stamp challenge?
You can't count any stock or pantry items or anything you already have since you can't assume people on SNAP have any of these things. Everything, including coffee that you put in your mouth except tap water has to be accounted for as part of your Food Stamp challenge.
Try it for a day even, get your friends, family and co-workers to try.
Give yourself a couple of days to think about it and prepare how you will live and if you dare, give it a try.
Feel free to buy all the sundry items, liquor and cigarettes you want since nothing like toilet paper or tooth paste can be bought with Food Stamps. You can also get all the pet food you need since Food Stamps doesn't cover that either. It also doesn't cover ready made foods like BBQ chickens but the rule is as far as food goes you can only spend 89 cents a meal or $2.67 a day or $18.69 a week or if you do an entire month $74.76 for the month. Good Luck!
If you see it can't be done and you are going hungry, please call your reps in the House and Senate and tell them not to cut Food Stamps.
WARNING: If you have medical needs like you're diabetic, have a heart condition, hypertension or anything that requires more and better quality food, you'd better not try this because in all likelihood you, like the very poor with these conditions, will get a lot worse a lot quicker .