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A Man's Home Is His Subsidy

Reginald10 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 3:56 PM
Close. The benefits for not working should be LESS than for working; enough less that people would rather work. Otherwise, you get $100 for working, $100 for not working - which do you think they'll choose?
The Obama administration now proposes to spend millions more on handouts, despite ample evidence of their perverse effects.

Shaun Donovan, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, says, "The single most important thing HUD does is provide rental assistance to America's most vulnerable families -- and the Obama administration is proposing bold steps to meet their needs." They always propose "bold steps."

In this case, HUD wants to spend millions more to renew Section 8 housing vouchers that help poor people pay rent.

The Section 8 program ballooned during the '90s to "solve" a previous government failure: crime-ridden public...