Skip to comments.The New Welfare Swindle
Posted on 11/17/2011 3:41:53 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
Ever since I moved to the inner city one thing has puzzled me more than any other, and that is how my low-income neighbors get by. Assuming they aren't doing anything illegal, how do they afford their homes, their meals, their gadgets, their cars?
Few seem to work, even part time, for they are home in the morning when I leave for work, home if I stop by for lunch, and home when I return in the evening. They can't work the graveyard shift, for they keep me up half the night with their raucous music. I am left to conclude that they seldom, if ever work. Therefore, their funds must come from elsewhere. And none of them strike me as a trust fund baby.
The best I can figure is they make do with a patchwork of welfare programs. Besides, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), which expires after five years, there is housing assistance, WIC (Women, Infants and Children) and Medicaid.
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It is in a social worker’s best interest to keep welfare recipients dependent.
If social workers were so good at their jobs that they eliminated the need for welfare, they’d be out of a job.
So yes, there are probably different programs, under different names, that are creatively used to keep the game going.
I would like to know how they get the cars they drive as well. I see run down apartments with expensive cars like Escalades and Chrysler 300s all over the place. How do they get the loan with no income?
A mirror image of he general population .... [/sarc off
Aid to Dependent Children
Adult Education Grants
Now go the the flea market and by a second and third ID and file for it three times.
The left sold it as compassion and then moved right into marxism... you are a racist if you see the truth and speak the truth.
This will explain it
Warning on the language
There are a few new benefits for low income as well, all subsidized by the taxpayers and customers of these businesses:
Low-cost urban internet access (Comcast deal to buy NBC, plus possible allocation of USF fees). You have NO idea how much this pi$$es off we middle-mile to rural-dwellers who pay through the nose for crappy internet via satellite.
Free cell phone (AT&T, Sprint, TMobile/Virgin).
SSI is a real rip-off and I see no candidate willing to take it on. It is probably one of the reasons SS is in big trouble.
Not only do people get it for amorphous long-term emotional ailments (I met a woman once who got it because she said working gave her migraines) and mild and vaguely defined “handicaps” such as ADD, but long-term alcoholics and drug users can also collect it as persons with a “chronic illness.”
Don’t forget all their kiddies probably qualify with ADHD or some such nonsense. $700.00-ish per month per child results in a nice little income.
How do they get the loan with no income?
Its a needed service in welfare communities and well respected.
Maybe this is the laziness King Barry is fretting about?
Back in the 80s I lived in a welfare neighborhood. It wasnt like that when I moved in but changed after a couple years. The apartments went Section 8.
I soon tired of hearing the welfare mothers complain about being poor. One day I broke out my calculator for a neighbor and added up her income. She only looked at cash income, I included rent subsidies, food stamps, free meals in school for her kids, free medical care etc. Her kids even made out tremendously at Christmas with free clothes and toys from a number of different charities.
It was far more than I made from my Army retirement and VA stipend for collage.
I understand that, "where there's a will, there's a way" but with E.B.T., how do they do it?
> welfare today=communism
Actually “welfare today” is the leftover (and very bloated) remnants of the Freedmen’s Bureau that was established at the end of the Civil War. Freed slaves began migrating North by the thousands and didn’t have jobs, housing or any means of feeding themselves. The Freedmen’s Bureau was established to serve the needs of these recently freed people. When the federal government closed the Freedmen’s Bureau in 1871, the states took over the welfare tasks and have been at it and expanding it ever since.
Good God! EBT
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