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590 days ago.
by Oilcant
hatinnd
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"Entitlements"

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

 
 

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Worldview

How much has the few thousand farmers in ND divied up amongst themselves in the last decade or so. Hint - North of a Billion. Many pulling down 50-100000 thousand a year in gov payouts. As it happens most of them are die hard republicans, railing against the cases of single Moms with disability on the dole. Is there abuse there. YES. But the farmers and FEMA recipients, believe they are not looking for handouts. They are better than that. Always good to have someone to turn your nose up at isn't it.

Posted 1266 days ago.

locomotive

People have been wising up to the gov't gifting thing. Why work, if all that's necessary is your "work" to get the gov't goodies? They shouldn't be easy to get or long-term, but alas, they have been for some people.

Posted 1311 days ago.

EarlyBird

Divide and conquer has always worked.

Posted 1316 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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