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Corrections Officer Buys Thanksgiving Dinner With Inmate's Food Stamps

Posted November 23rd, 2012 by celestrion
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While Gregory Sciance was locked inside the Hamilton County Jail for a probation violation, Sgt. Wanda Smith was out buying groceries with his food stamps. Due to lax security in the state's welfare program and lax morals on the part of Ms. Smith, she was able to unlock Sciance's EBT card and make several purchases totaling over $300. Now that Sciance is free from jail, the only place he can afford to eat is at the community soup kitchen.

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We Fund Dependency

Posted October 7th, 2012 by pmfalcon
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"There are no jobs!" That is what people told me outside a government "jobs center" in New York City. But, 4 researchers quickly found 40 job openings. So what goes on at these government "job centers?" I asked a college intern, to find out. Her conclusions:
--It's easier to get welfare than to work.
--The government would rather sign me up for welfare than help me find work.
--America has taxpayer-funded bureaucracies that encourage people to be dependent. They incentivize people to take "free stuff," not to take initiative.

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Found at the excellent blog What Would Jack Do?:

If you’re a conservative who hates taxes, please do the following.

Do not use Medicare.
Do not use Social Security
Do not become a member of the US military, who are paid with tax dollars.
Do not ask the National Guard to help you after a disaster.
Do not call 911 when you get hurt.

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No Cash Society

A no cash society? Read more here..................

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Patient-based funding breathes new life into hospitals

Posted December 12th, 2011 by Mattfree88
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Patient-based funding breathes new life into hospitals

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Canadian Grants for Property Owners

Posted November 28th, 2011 by Mattfree88
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Canadian Grants for Property Owners – Are You among the Top 10 Advantage Takers?

It is a general view that Canadian housing and property grants are beneficial only for the first-time home buyers. The fact is that there are many other categories of home and property owners who can take advantage of these government loans. By extending this financial help, the governments in various parts of Canada have made life easier and more comfortable for different homeowners. Go through the top 10 homeowner types who can make the best out of these grants; a list you will find nowhere else

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What is Generation Slave?

Posted October 5th, 2011 by jonesde
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Public policies have allowed irresponsible behavior for decades involving the transfer of wealth not yet earned from future to past generations. We might be called Gen X, Y, or Z... but really we are Generation Slave.

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Record number of Americans get government help

Posted July 31st, 2011 by Cyphase
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One in six Americans is receiving help from the government, just as fiscal austerity threatens to reduce some of that aid.

Soaring unemployment during The Great Recession has driven tens of millions of people to the dole. Enrollment in Medicaid and food stamp programs are at record highs, while unemployment insurance rolls remain at elevated levels. Many people depend on more than one program.

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Change Constitution to Include Right to Laptop and iPod

Posted March 7th, 2011 by Klaas
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Jesse Jackson Jr. Says Way Out of the Unemployment Crisis is to Change the Constitutional So Every Ghetto Kid Gets an iPod and a Laptop

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To end poverty, guarantee everyone in Canada $20,000 a year

Posted November 20th, 2010 by Cyphase
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"But what if we gave Ms. Gray and other poor Canadians something to count on: cash directly in their pockets, with no conditions, trusting people to do what's right for them? It's a bold idea, and it runs counter to the paternal approach to poverty that polices what is done with “our” money and tries to strong-arm the poor into better lives. "

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