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

rhinegarten Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 7:22 PM
Actually I think they're only one person with a whole bunch of screen names to try to make us think that theirs is popular opinion. You can see through it just like a glass window.

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...