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The Food Stamp Economy

None1257 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 12:23 PM
Why do we have to work? Because we need money to have a roof over our head and food on the table? If we don't have to worry about having a roof over our head or food on the table, why should we work?
restoreliberty Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 1:58 PM
You are 100% correct. I am forty-six and used the last four years of the failed Obama economic plan to restructure my business and semi-retire. I used the sale proceeds from selling off a substantial portion of my client base (and becoming a non-employer) to pay off everything I own, everything. So, now instead of working to feed the beast of never ending entitlement, I work for my living expenses, and play around being an overgrown college student. I could recruit new clients and expand the business again but there is simply no incentive to do so. I do not use any welfare programs, I pay 100% cash for my tuition, and I refuse to work as a slave of the government. Why run a small business anymore????
gungy Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:46 PM
Especially when you are lectured that "you didn't build that."
The New York Post headline read: "Could You Spend $500 on Food at This Bodega? A Welfare Recipient Claimed To!" A few days later, another headline: "Welfare Recipients Take Out Cash at Strip Clubs, Liquor Stores and X-Rated Shops." "They're on the dole -- and watching the pole," wrote the Post. "Welfare recipients took out cash at bars, liquor stores, X-rated video shops, hookah parlors and even strip clubs -- where they presumably spent their taxpayer money on lap dances rather than diapers."

Here's how it works.

Welfare recipients receive Electronic Benefit Transfer cards, preloaded with specified dollar amounts for food and for...