welfare

  1. Spookycolt

    The Welfare Queen as described by Ronald Reagan is still alive

    “She has eighty names, thirty addresses, twelve Social Security cards and is collecting veteran’s benefits on four non-existing deceased husbands,” Reagan said. “And she is collecting Social Security on her cards. She’s got Medicaid, getting food stamps, and she is collecting welfare under each...
  2. Raoul_Duke

    The beginning of the end of the US welfare state arrives...

    Russia prepares to attack the petrodollar - News - Reality Check - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, International current events, Expert opinion, podcasts, Video We lose "reserve currency" status and our deficits/debt load become unbearable. I...
  3. Raoul_Duke

    UK progressives propose a "mansion tax" to keep the welfare state afloat...

    While claiming that they are "for" wealth creation. IMF's Property Tax Hike Proposal Comes True With UK Imposing "Mansion Tax" As Soon As This Year | Zero Hedge If it were so you wouldn't have to say it...
  4. meridian5455

    Welfare Money Goes to Pot In Colorado

    Colorado lawmakers recently failed to pass legislation that would have prohibited EBT withdrawals at retail marijuana shops, medical-marijuana dispensaries, and strip clubs. Last year, they passed legislation forbidding such transactions at gambling establishments, gun shops, bars, and liquor...
  5. Babba

    How McDonald's and Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens

    Fast food workers receive $7 billion in public assistance. McDonald's offers help for their employees in securing that assistance. In many states Walmart employees are the largest group of Medicaid recipients. They're also the largest group of food stamp recipients. These are essentially massive...
  6. meridian5455

    End of the Line for the Welfare State?

    The Congressional Budget Office did not exactly say Obamacare would cost the nation 2.5 million jobs. But what it did say is vindication of what conservatives have preached since Barry Goldwater stood in the pulpit 50 years ago: The more liberal the welfare state, the greater the disincentive...
  7. Red Eft

    NYC Mayor Wants Corporate Welfare Queens To Pay A Living Wage

    New York City's new mayor, Bill DeBlasio, has had enough of big corporations taking advantage of the city's welfare system by paying notoriously low wages. "If we're subsidizing companies, we have every right to demand a living wage for the people they pay," DeBlasio told WNYC's Brian Lehrer...
  8. Use Caution

    OCTOMOM Charged w/ 3 Felony in Welfare Fraud: YES! Facing 5 yrs! on public dime. Gee

    Nadya Suleman: AKA Inmate: OCTOFraudMOM # ??????????!~ Yes!! Every last jury person should be tainted we can hope. Public revenge should be always severed cold. In this case dripped in Liquid Nitrogen First. Like them eggs.. Octomom Nadya Suleman is facing more than five years in prison...
  9. Old Ridge Runner

    Welfare or Transitional Living Fund

    Democrat Congressman Sheila Jackson Lee: Change Word ?Welfare? To ?Transitional Living Fund? | Right Wing News I'll bet Texas cheers when this bonehead has left for Washington. The reason IMO for changing Welfare to Transitional Living Fund is to try to make it more appealing to those who are...
  10. L

    More Welfare for Wall Street: One in Three Bank Tellers Need Public Assistance

    Big banks eating up taxpayer subsidies isn’t a new story. We heard a lot about the hundreds of billions of dollars doled out to Wall Street in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). And a May analysis by Bloomberg News estimated that the six largest banks alone had scooped up over $100...
  11. Monk-Eye

    Welfare Tort - Wrapper Bump

    " Welfare Tort - Wrapper Bump " Is welfare tort a correct description for a focus of the following commentary ? The commentary jest is summarized by this one of its questions , "Would private citizen taxpayers have a valid claim in a class action lawsuit against such a manner of corporate...
  12. Monk-Eye

    Reclaiming Welfare Costs Four Red Two Action Dress

    " Reclaiming Welfare Costs Four Red Green Two Blue Yellow Action Dress " * Recent Controversy Presented * Minimum wage is set ; certain opportunities due knot incur benefits for certain employers . Emphasis on certain employment roles may expect positions deemed provisional or transitional ...
  13. BoiseBo

    Walmart's corporate welfare

    The six filthy rich Waltons have a higher net worth than the bottom combined 41.5% of American households. Wal-Mart heirs worth as much as bottom 41.5% of American families - Los Angeles Times Why you ask? Because they rely on TAXPAYERS to foot the bill for the Medicaid and food stamps...
  14. PapaBull

    Defining corporate welfare

    The term "corporate welfare" gets bandied about incessantly and it is virtually always to imply how our government gives away our money to the rich. In this thread, let's not go with the normal nebulous claims of "corporate welfare" and identify some very specific and detailed explanations of...
  15. Cotton2226

    Social Welfare vs Corporate Welfare!

    There is middle ground for compromise between social welfare and corporate welfare. I'm not going to dramatize corporate welfare like some "drama queens" on this board (PB). The problem, as most people see it in the middle, the Tea Party makes it impossible to find middle ground. Years ago, we...
  16. Kontrary

    How should welfare be reformed?

    As I was talking to Anonymous in another thread, this came up. What particular requirements should americans demand for people on social services? In other words.....what reforms, new rules, new regulations etc would you suggest to improve the system and create a better outcome for the welfare...
  17. PapaBull

    Welfare tax needs to be added to the payroll tax.

    I know that the left feels that welfare is right because "the people" think it's good to maintain these safety nets. And to keep everyone honest so that we don't have people trying to get what they want done at the expense of other people and to help everyone engage equally in this wonderful...
  18. Cotton2226

    Tax cuts for the rich are good and welfare for sick mothers is immoral!

    Republicans don't really give a hoot if this upset young people. One the sad part of their party.
  19. T

    Welfare next for illegal immigrant farm laborers being replaced by crop robots?

    Is the debate about giving citizenships to millions of illegal immigrants becoming irrelevant as technology begins to replace the need for today’s human labor required in planting and picking field crops? One argument for legalizing the migrants that have crossed the U.S.-Mexican border...
  20. S

    If Welfare Now Pays 38k Per Year Where Do I Sign Up

    The drive by media has everybody thinking that welfare now nets a lucrative 38 thousand per year I only get a Link Card "foodstamps" and Cook County covers my medical care as an indignent but thats all I get a FAR CRY from 38 grand Where do I sign up cause I want 38 thousand per year...