Too Poor to Work

A few years ago I was in a crunch. I earned $18 an hour and was raising a 4 year old child. I wrote about how hard finding child care made it for me to work here in 2015. Here is how my budget broke down… Income: $2,880 But… I didn’t see my full check.Continue reading “Too Poor to Work”

8 College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment – Oh look, my degree is first on the list : Sociology. Not that this is a surprise.

The History of Social Security is Making Me Mad

#fb“a sieve with holes just big enough for the majority of Negroes to fall through.”-NAACP

No Pity Policy

Demand to be treated with dignity and addressed as a thinking, capable human being. In return, I will expect you to act like one.

The Stimulus jobs

You’ve heard about this on the news but what is it?! Basically, the “we are going to create jobs” idea means that very low income people who are receiving public aid are going to be placed into employemt (starting at $10.00 an hour) and the counties will be providing the pay check. In this way,Continue reading “The Stimulus jobs”


” You just had your nails and hair done. Obviously you don’t need Welfare!”. Seriously? You are going to say that? Homeless adults have outreach programs that do make-overs. We should expect these folks to be dressed nicely when they come to their appointments and when they look for housing or work. Stop speculating aboutContinue reading “rants”

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