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"Poor" Households Getting $168 in Welfare Per Day from Taxpayers

gettingoldernwiser Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 5:09 PM
Pres. Barrack "Madoff" Obama will cause this country to implode - but probably after he leaves office. I'm just glad I don't live in a big city because they will be the first ones to look like Syria. Unfortunately, ignorant voters, devoid of any economic or accounting sanity voted to keep the manchurian candidate in office. Liberal run cities and states will be the first to collapse - it's inevitable. When the dependent stop getting the checks, I see spilling gas and matches. I guess we'll all burn together.

It's official. Taxpayers are no longer simply helping the poor, they're subsidizing the lives of welfare recipients at a better rate than their own. The Senate Budget Committee has released a report showing households living below the poverty line and receiving welfare payments are raking in the equivalent of $168 per day in benefits which come in the form of food stamps, housing, childcare, healthcare and more. The median household income in 2011 was $50,054, totaling $137.13 per day. The worst part? Welfare payments are equivalent to making $30 per hour for 40 hours a week. The median wage for...