SNAP eligibility takes into consideration a person’s income, expenses, and other non-financial things such as age, student status, and immigration status. There is not one single guideline that determines a person’s eligibility for SNAP.
Federal SNAP eligibility is based solely on income and number of dependents. Perhaps your state takes other factors into consideration for the distribution of state benefits?
Nevertheless, you realize the factory owners are essentially the real beneficiaries of a government handout; their substandard wages are subsidized by taxpayers (like you), allowing them to pay their workers less and earn more for themselves.
As I suspected, the website from which you are quoting your information is particular to Massachusetts programs, a state known to kick in a good deal of it's own money to increase the assistance provided by federal programs. Try looking here:
for federal guidelines, which are based solely on income and dependents, with some exclusions for households with large asset bases but low income.
Don't we have socialism for the wealthiest in most countries ? All kinds of free give aways for them including the country . Isn't an oligarchy a form of socialism exclusively for the oligarchs ? Or is an oligarch just a part of totalitarianism ?