posted on 05/21/2012 1:59:30 AM PDT
posted on 05/21/2012 2:23:25 AM PDT
(I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
THAT much money seems to me indicates THAT many people on the welfare rolls Mr. Tanner would be advising Mr. Romney to “adjust”. I’m all for saving the money if it wouldn’t drive THAT many people to Obama’s camp to save their gravy train.
Am I missing here?
posted on 05/21/2012 3:45:34 AM PDT
(Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
‘Tanner calculates that the federal government lays out $44,544 for a poor family of three, and that state and local governments throw in another $20,610 (some of which, I assume, comes from federal block grants). This means that a family of three can, in theory, get $67,154 from the government in housing, health care, food, and cash assistance. So heres the big question: why bother working?
Then theres the other big question: with all these handouts, why hasnt poverty been eliminated? ‘
posted on 05/21/2012 4:04:50 AM PDT
(The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
if it’s so easy, then PROVE IT!!
posted on 05/21/2012 4:19:59 AM PDT
(keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
Are payments from the government counted in calculating whether someone is in poverty? If you earn $20,000 and get an additional $25,000 in food stamps, free school lunches, medicaid, section 8 housing, WIC, and everything else, which number is used to calculate whether you are still in poverty? $20,000 or $45,000? If only the original $20,000 is used then welfare programs will never reduce poverty. In fact they will likely increase poverty as calculated because people will work less to get more money from the government. If the $45,000 figure would be used I think that it would show that poverty has been largely eliminated, but that would eliminate calls for new government programs and the welfare bureaucrats can't allow that.
posted on 05/21/2012 4:46:17 AM PDT
(You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
Very informative article, but I have to ask. Who writes these headlines?
posted on 05/21/2012 8:45:28 AM PDT
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