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We Fund Dependency

loadstar Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 4:45 PM
Last time Obama, the Pied Piper of Unwanted Change, fooled many of the people, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time. But with half of tax filers paying no federal taxes, and almost half of households getting at least 1 guvment check every month, and the Welfare (with no work required) and Food Stamp ranks swelling again, he will surely get the many guvment-dependent votes. As Margaret Thatcher noted, a problem with taxing OTHER people to pay for your freebies is that you eventually run out of other people to tax. RR's father to him during the Depression: If you make not working (Relief) attractive enough, why work?
"There are no jobs!" That is what people told me outside a government "jobs center" in New York City.

To check this out, I sent four researchers around the area. They quickly found 40 job openings. Twenty-four were entry-level positions. One restaurant owner told me he would hire 12 people if workers would just apply.

It made me wonder what my government does in buildings called "job centers." So I asked a college intern, Zoelle Mallenbaum, to find out. Here's what she found:

"First I went to the Manhattan Jobs Center and asked, "Can I get help finding a job?" They told...