Skip to comments.When Work Is Punished: The Tragedy Of America's Welfare State
Posted on 11/29/2012 8:44:06 AM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
In Entitlement America, The Head Of A Household Of Four Making Minimum Wage Has More Disposable Income Than A Family Making $60,000 A Year.
For every 1.65 employed persons in the private sector, 1 person receives welfare assistance.
For every 1.25 employed persons in the private sector, 1 person receives welfare assistance or works for the government.
The punchline: 110 million privately employed workers; 88 million welfare recipients and government workers and rising rapidly.
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That should work well!
They have what it takes to take what we have!
If you fine people for doing something, they'll eventually stop doing it.And for that reason, everyone drives the speed limit.
Any sane person should see that this is a forced march into communism.
He’s close to getting it. Look up LOSS AVERSION and you understand why people vote Democrat. If they make $30,000 a year from being good little Democrats, than we have to DOUBLE that to get them to look at getting off the dole. This is a tough one. But to understand the problem is to begin to solve it. Democrat voters aren’t stupid and lazy. They vote and make decisions based on their perceived best self-interests.
“Understand yourself and understand your opponents, and in one hundred battles/elections, you will never be defeated.”
Well, they're not stupid anyway.
I just read an article that said the average person making $13K/year spends 9% of his income on lottery tickets.....
It accepted that 'unemployment welfare' has a limited duration. Has it ever been considered to reduce the payment amount in steps over time so that finding a job becomes more and more attractive than the 100% unemployed alternative?
Speeding is like not reporting tips. You do it assuming you’ll get away with it.
fine tax people for doing something, they'll eventually stop doing it.
That's more like it...
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