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

mmooney Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 8:20 PM
how dare you criticize meiden !!, I am a senior on SS disability also we worked for many years and paid plenty of taxes and into this whole system, I am able to use an old computer because i live with my daughter that has wifi and I can take advantage of that, we seniors have paid our dues, its your turn!!!!!

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...