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.Read more »
"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.
If You Hate Taxes . . .
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.
A no cash society? Read more here..................Read more »
Patient-based funding breathes new life into hospitalsRead more »
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 elseRead more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
Jesse Jackson Jr. Says Way Out of the Unemployment Crisis is to Change the Constitutional So Every Ghetto Kid Gets an iPod and a LaptopRead more »
"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. "Read more »
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