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Originally posted by illuminnaughty
Well if the addict parents can not buy their drink/fags ect Then the childrens lives are going to be even worse. As the parents will be cold turkeying. Raving mad and stressed out cold turkey parents. Kids will get hurt just being around them.
Originally posted by andy06shake
reply to post by TheFlash
How so? Essentially if this ever came to pass then the Goverment is controlling what you can and cannot do at both micro and maco levels.
You think that is a good idea? LoLedit on 15-10-2012 by andy06shake because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by RichardZZZ
The money spent on booze and smokes is often money that could be spent on their children.
Originally posted by ldyserenity
reply to post by Wonderer2012
They should find a way of stopping them from buying illegal drugs with that money, which I have seen to be the far more pressing issue, however everyone cried when they wanted to start pee testing the welfare recipients in Florida... I think before you recieve those kind of benefits it should be proven that you are not on illegal drugs. If you are you can never be a fully functioning responsible person anyway so you will likely never have work. Just saying.
Originally posted by jhn7537
Well I'm the taxpayer paying for their welfare/unemployment so I should have a say in where the money is used... I also feel they should be drug tested to be able to collect... I'm NOT supporting an addiction...
reply to post by jessieg
In one way I agree this is a good idea. I think it needs to be done in the United States as well. I work as a cashier and I often see families on food stamps buying a full cart of nothing but junk: Little Debbies, Chips, Lunchables, pudding cups, sodas, etc. There is not one vegetable to be seen. There is nothing green or healthy. Parents come waddling in, or maybe rolling in with a cart, while their kids are also waddling around behind them.
Sun and Daily Mail back down over 120,000 'problem' families
After 105 days of unanswered emails, complaints to the PCC, long waits for responses, several articles and slow progress in negotiations, the Sun and Daily Mail newspapers have finally corrected their articles in print about a report produced eariler this year by the Government's 'troubled families tsar' Louise Casey.
originally posted by: Lil Drummerboy
Welfare should go away entirely
It should not be the governments responsibility or the taxpayers
that supply the money to the governments to feed or house those that live off the system as they do.