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Food Stamp Map (VIDEO): Usage Increased Almost 60% Since 2007


First Posted: 11/21/10 01:21 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

A new time-lapse video illustrates the depressing rise of food stamp usage throughout the U.S.

The video's creator, Zero Hedge's John Lohman, points to the alarming levels -- food stamps now feed a record 43 million -- and warns that the program is the only thing keeping Americans from going "postal." Sinatra's upbeat tune "I've Got The World By A String" serves as an especially disturbing soundtrack.

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, food stamp usage has increased almost 60 percent since 2007.

Click here to see states where usage increased the most.

[Ed. Note: This video contains strong imagery that may not be appropriate for some viewers. Adult language is used in written form.]

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