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

sfirmin Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 7:08 PM
You want a piece of the 2% pie then start investing in business, be prepared to lose too, if you arn't invested in the business and taking the risk, you have no claim to the profits other than what you agreed on for a salary which is what you are worth, and remember vacation, sick days , unemployment ins. and 1/2 your FICA is payed by NOT YOU!

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...