The US Debt is $19.3 Trillion Dollars:Blame the Poor People

This always gets me. A sweet girl (Amy Cudworth)  I knew in Jr. High posted a rant about how families could and are abusing the welfare system and she personally is paying for them. Dear Amy, your simple knee jerk reaction was to look at the most visible consumers of American Tax Dollars and assume they […]

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The Ugly Truth of Obama Care Users

The woman was on her knees, holding my hands and openly weeping. Her son sat at the desk looking a pale shade of green, his deep eye hollows shading the tears forming there. They were thankful, grateful, relieved and so overwhelmed by the Cancer diagnosis that they could not formulate a reasonable reaction to being […]

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What People on Public Assistance Are Actually Asking For vs What Public Opinion Believes the Poor Have Signed Up For

The Crumb Diaries (great blog and I follow on Facebook) has posed a series of questions about people on food stamps who then use cash to purchase non-food stamp-eligible items that may be seen as “vice” items. Beer, cigarettes, cold medicine, gum, hard liquor:  these are the items that incite rage into the taxpayers who […]

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This week out of the Welfare office

In the welfare office things are as predicated … The super large former gang banger is collecting toys for his side charity work. My boss snickers when I mention that some individual recognition for my quality of work would be both shocking and appreciated. Administration remains oblivious that actual people work and create the number in […]

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Zen and the art of improving a life

Compromise is the key. By the time someone  turns to an outside force for help they have survived some massive failures. Half of the people I spoke with today are fighting for independence and the other half want to be scooped up and coddled. I am more pleased with the first group, but each present […]

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