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Disability recipients hit record for 192nd straight month. “The number of American workers collecting federal disability payments climbed to yet another record high of 8,830,026 in January, up from 8,827,795 in December, according to newly released data from the Social Security Administration.” . (CNS)
Food stamps skyrocket as unemployment rates remain flat. “From October 2009 to October 2012 the unemployment rate has declined from 10.2 percent to 7.9 percent [the same rate as January 2013]. In that same time frame, nearly ten million new recipients have been added to the food stamp rolls…” (Daily Caller)
Over 100 million Americans are receiving some form of welfare. (The Weekly Standard) Welfare becoming more attractive than work. Total welfare spending in the U.S. (if converted into cash payments) equals approximately ‘$168 per day for every household in poverty,’ higher than the $137 median income per-day.” (Senate Budget Committee)
Originally posted by seeker1963
reply to post by tropic
The Cloward and Piven Strategy as well as Agenda 21 spells it all out for us..................Why the surprise???
Is it because we refused to believe the warnings?
Originally posted by jough626
Don't forget about those hidden yearly welfare checks, aka tax refunds.
I understand some people overpay and get a return, but some pay next to nothing and get a boatload back, from the Earned Income Credit and the Child Tax Credit.
How is it ok for a family of four making around 25k a year, pay nothing for taxes AND get a check for 5k? WELFARE.