posted on Jun, 1 2011 @ 12:33 AM
The child support system, like most things in this country, is completely broken.
If two people have a child, and then are separated for whatever reason, each parent has a 50% responsibility to provide for that child.
There is absolutely no reason to have a set amount of money that a man has to pay a woman for their child. If the child needs medical care, both
parents pay an equal amount. If the child needs food, both parents pay an equal amount. If the child needs school clothes and supplies, the parents
pay an equal amount.
The way it is right now, many women use children as a revenue generating device. Be it from welfare, or from the father. If you can't support a child
in the first place, don't have one. If you can support a child, have one, and then if you break up you each pay half of the cost of raising that
child. This is simple stuff, yet like everything the government sticks their fingers in, it falls apart.
Why does a woman need $1,500 a month for a kid? She doesn't. I have a family member right now that is raising her child, WITH her husband, their
total take home pay is just about that. That $1500 is supporting two adults and a child. So how can anyone think that a woman deserves $1500 a month
for a child? Does it cost 3 grand a month to care for a child? NO.
This kind of stuff needs to stop. And you mention alimony.... jeez don't get me started on that either
A woman has the right be to supported by
her ex-husband just because she is used to living the high life and is too lazy to get off her bum and work? What kind of modern nation would have
such a backwards thing such as that? If you are currently getting alimony, you are a class "A" loser. Get a life. That's all I'll say.