According to this article from the Associated Press, close to half of U.S. kids will have been on food stamps at some point during childhood. HALF. No further socioeconomic qualifications. HALF. Not in your backyard? Well, I hope you have a really tall fence as this country gets hungrier and hungrier. All you have to do to help is vote your conscience (unless you're evil) and give just a little bit more this time of year. Remember to postmark your vote before 8:00 p.m. today, and remember your local food bank (LINK to PDF of Seattle area food banks).