501 days ago.
FEMAs maximum payout for all types of "Federal Emergency" property damage is $30,200. If the property was in any way income-producing, the "Help" from the government was zero. People have lost their homes, businesses, lifetimes of possessions and memories. $30,200. is insulting. On the other hand - Let's look at our "entitlement" programs. I'll use someone I know (who will remain anonymous) as an example. This person collects Social Security "disability". She's in her mid 20's and has a "learning disability". This girl has mastered every con known to man, from stealing credit cards and cell phones to shoplifting. She has two children who, as dependents, also collect Social Security. Her cash benefits total $800. per month. Housing - $700. per month Food stamps - $450. Medicaid - $????? Let's just guess she's collecting $24,000. yearly, every year, in "Benefits". Too bad our government isn't as generous with people who've w