Rent subsidies, free health care, WIC, food stamps, welfare payments and other handouts are not counted. Nor is income received off the books. Nor are free meals at school, free day care and other free services provided.
People in poverty typically have a nice apartment, a nice car, new furniture, a huge screen TV, new clothes, internet, cable, cell phones and no father in the house taking care of the kids.
They have no responsibilities, lots of leisure time and you and I are paying for it.
“They have no responsibilities, lots of leisure time and you and I are paying for it.”
Reparations, my friend, reparations.