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Originally posted by booky
However, I understand people from Louisiana are uneducated and illiterate.. so what to[sic] I know..eh!
Originally posted by Wildbob77
reply to post by Bombeni
So, you hire people to film her walking her dog, deny her benefits based on her ability to walk and then prosecute her for fraud.
You have to take away the incentives to be on welfare. You need to be harsh on welfare cheats. Currently, what is the incentive for social services agencies to prosecute cheats?
Originally posted by fraterormus
Originally posted by BombeniWhy would anyone be motivated to get themselves off welfare with a setup like that?
Yup, it sounds like the same reason behind those who go into the Military or go to College.
Mommy and Daddy provided them with free Room & Board & Car & Insurance & Education & Allowance all of their life. When it came time for them to make it on their own they got scared and chose one of three routes where they could have the same koosh setup...Military or College or Welfare.
And those that never grow up stay in the Military until retirement so that they can be taken care of, or stay in College all of their lives getting multiple degrees, or live off Welfare while they pump out the kids.
Originally posted by Blanca Rose
reply to post by booky
Don't you live in New Orleans, or somewhere in Louisiana?
Are these section 8 homes being built to replace what was destroyed during Katrina?
Your thread makes it seem like section 8 housing is something new, which it isn't. It's been around a long time.
I hate to break it to ya, but people being poor and needing some help isn't something new either.
How lucky you are that you don't need this type of help. Some people do, and yes, there are people that abuse the system, but not all of them. There is something wrong with the system and it needs an overhaul. On that I completely agree.
Would you rather see the people who do deserve help, living on the street?