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You have a choice. You may get up, drink your coffee, commute to work, and do your daily grind, dutifully paying your taxes all the way, or you can make it go away with a trip to you local welfare office. Which do you choose? A new report suggests why so many Americans are choosing the latter. Continue Reading

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  1. taxed
    1 year ago

    It's not just our own welfare crowd. I know somebody who has been in this country for five years. This person is in their mid 70's and just became a citizen. They have no money or income from their old country. They are in subsidized housing (paying $25 of the $865 monthly rent), on food stamps, Medicaid, subsidized dental care from some state program and has a free cell phone with 250 free minutes a month. They get food stamps and over $500 per month cash from some program, I don't know which. I have calculated the value of their "benefits" at just under $25,000 per year - they never worked a day in this country and never contributed a cent of tax to this country. They cannot speak English. Where is the fairness to the American taxpayer? Will there ever be an advocate for the American taxpayers?
    What happens when the 12,000,000 illegal immigrants get Obama's amnesty? The taxpayers are doomed.

  2. Brian
    1 year ago

    I find it funny, the majority of Americans want to see some sort of fix to these problems, until it's time to suggest the actual changes then it's ohhh noooo, you can't touch my benefits. Welfare is not a bad program, it's intended to be a temporary leg up to people that may be down on their luck but are trying to turn their situation around, not a long term way of life. We can't even get it so that welfare recipients have to submit to drug testing to claim their check, when the working class can be made to submit to drug testing to keep their jobs. Make it to the point where it's no longer beneficial to stay on government programs. And for crying out loud, stop giving handouts to people that are here illegaly. If you aren't, or have never paid into the system, you shouldn't be able to take the benefits from our system!

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