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

rmiller Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 1:56 AM
I have never seen it this bad the old will need our help thay are allreddy starting to cut back.We are going to start a much biger garden in the spring.We worked hard all are life never took a penney from no one.But the first ones to start rubing and steeling will be those who did.And it will be the easyast thay can the old it can not go on much longer throw
Mark442 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 5:53 AM
Maybe the old should start robbing the "poor".
Lars795 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 8:19 AM
Maybe those old will off a lot of those young, "poor", lazy, thugs, hood, system abusers, and then go to a minimum security prison where they will get treated better than most are being treated now. And most of the elderly have worked and paid their dues, and are getting robbed by those that haven't.

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...