Post Tagged with: "Welfare"

Octomom Charged With Welfare Fraud

January 13, 2014 5:18 pm0 comments

Nadya Suleman, who is better known as Octomom, has been charged with welfare fraud for failing to disclose tens of thousands of dollars in income when she applied for benefits. Why am I not surprised? The Smoking Gun has the…

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Sheila Jackson Lee Proposes Changing Term ‘Welfare’ To ‘Living Fund’

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Sheila Jackson Lee Proposes Changing Term ‘Welfare’ To ‘Living Fund’

Texas’ biggest embarrassment, Sheila Jackson Lee, is back and this time taking on an absolutely crucial agenda item.  No, it isn’t the budget or the debt that is crushing our nation, it isn’t terrorism, it isn’t education…No, none of that.  This crucial line item happens to be a particular wrestling of words designed to remove the stigma of […]

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Compassionate Conservatives Looking To Make A Comeback

January 11, 2014 8:58 pm0 comments

Writing in The Federalist, Ben Domenech notes how some “compassionate conservatives” are looking to make a comeback. As much as I like George W. Bush, I wasn’t a big fan of his compassionate conservatism. What did it bring us? Bigger…

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More Obamacare Incompetence: Rand Paul’s Son Enrolled In Medicaid, Administration In Big Push To Expand Medicaid

January 6, 2014 12:31 pm0 comments

Senator Rand Paul tried to use the Obamacare exchange to sign his family up for health insurance. He planned to pay for insurance for his son, but the government decided to enroll him in Medicaid anyway, even though he didn’t…

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Americans’ top & least priorities in 2013

January 5, 2014 3:58 pm0 comments
Americans’ top & least priorities in 2013

A recent poll by the Pew Research Center finds that the top priority of Americans in 2013, as in years past, is — Surprise! Not — THE ECONOMY. Lowest among our priorities is — Surprise! Not — (the) Climate Change … Continue reading →

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Two-parent hetero family becoming an endangered species in U.S.

January 2, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
Two-parent hetero family becoming an endangered species in U.S.

Yesterday, I re-blogged a post on the decline of the American middle class and how that will negatively affect U.S. global power. One of the factors for the decline is a social one — the increase in single-mom households, which are … Continue reading →

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US Welfare For Russian Diplomats

December 30, 2013 8:50 pm0 comments

I’ve had this tab open on my browser for days, and I haven’t closed it because it’s so outrageous I couldn’t just let it go. Did you know that 49 Russian diplomats were living here in the United States, living…

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Sobering message from founder of Tea Party movement

December 26, 2013 11:54 am0 comments
Sobering message from founder of Tea Party movement

Karl Denninger is a plain-talking stock market analyst, technology businessman, finance blogger, and political activist, sometimes referred to as a founding member of the Tea Party movement. Denninger was the founder and CEO of MCSNet (Macro Computer Solutions) in Chicago, which became one of … Continue reading →

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Is A Guaranteed Minimum Income Next? ~~ J.D. Longstreet

December 19, 2013 7:03 am0 comments
Is A Guaranteed Minimum Income Next? ~~  J.D. Longstreet

If the Obama Administration and his fellow Socialist/Marxist/Progressives (who camouflage themselves as democrats) in the US government aren’t sent packing in November, I fully expect the next step in securing a socialist state in America is a guaranteed annual (minimum) income for every American.

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A Declaration of Independence for our times

December 2, 2013 11:50 am0 comments
A Declaration of Independence for our times

Several years ago, after reading our Founding Fathers’ Declaration of Independence, FOTM’s Dave McMullen wrote this essay “A Redress of Grievances,” now brought up-to-date with five additional new grievances. Most of the offenses addressed in the Declaration not only are … Continue reading →

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Welfare Recipient Explains Why Working Is Stupid

November 30, 2013 2:26 pm0 comments

A 32 year old Texas welfare recipient called into a radio show to explain why, in her words, working is stupid. She gets to sit home while collecting her rent money, food stamps, an Obamaphone, money for her utility bill…

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Don’t fall for “Obama giving free gas to blacks” – It’s a hoax

November 29, 2013 5:18 am0 comments
Don’t fall for “Obama giving free gas to blacks” – It’s a hoax

There’s an email going around which says “the White House is quietly using a little known provision of the [Obamacare] law to roll out a nationwide network of free gas stations for minorities and the poor.” The email cites its … Continue reading →

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Woman calls radio station, gloats about sitting at home collecting welfare

November 22, 2013 12:50 pm0 comments
Woman calls radio station, gloats about sitting at home collecting welfare

This will get you hopping mad, as it should. A woman who calls herself “Lucy” called in to News Radio KLBJ 590 AM/99.7 FM in Austin, Texas, to gloat about how she and other welfare recipients just sit at home … Continue reading →

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The Nature Of Things

November 21, 2013 5:05 pm0 comments

Dr. Owens: Plunder empires always collapse and utopias always end up eating the goose that laid the golden egg.

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Meet One Of The Victims Of Obama’s “Economic Recovery”

November 11, 2013 4:48 pm0 comments
Meet One Of The Victims Of Obama’s “Economic Recovery”

Have you ever cried yourself to sleep because you had no idea how you were going to pay the bills even though you were working as hard as you possibly could?  You are about to hear from a single mother that has been there.  Her name is Yolanda Vestal and she is another victim of [...]

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Democrats Want To Make Doctors Their Serfs

November 10, 2013 8:53 pm0 comments

This is what our society has come to – politicians proposing that doctors become serfs of the state, and nary of a peep of opposition from the sheeple. Consider the confession of a Democratic candidate running for the Virginia House…

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Sunday Devotional

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Sunday Devotional

On November 6, 2013, as he carried out his typical greeting of pilgrims at the conclusion of the general audience, Pope Francis paused for several minutes for a very sick man who suffers from a rare disease — neurofibromatosis — … Continue reading →

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal strips food stamps looters of their “benefits”

November 8, 2013 12:27 pm0 comments
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal strips food stamps looters of their “benefits”

On Oct. 12, 2013, the food stamps (Electronic Benefits Transfer or EBT) computer system went down in several states, including Louisiana. Reportedly, Xerox, a vendor for the EBT system, experienced a power outage while conducting a routine backup test in one … Continue reading →

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Everything Is Going According To Plan

November 7, 2013 4:14 pm0 comments

I don’t know if any of you remember reading about the Strategy of Manufactured crisis James Simpson documented in 2008 as it pertained to the Obama agenda. If so, you’ll be interested in reading Simpson’s follow-up piece. It looks like…

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29 Incredible Facts Which Prove That Poverty In America Is Absolutely Exploding

October 27, 2013 3:04 pm0 comments
29 Incredible Facts Which Prove That Poverty In America Is Absolutely Exploding

Did you know that the number of Americans on welfare is higher than the number of Americans that have full-time jobs?  Did you know that 1.2 million public school students in the U.S. are currently homeless?  Anyone that uses the term “economic recovery” to describe what is happening in the United States today is being [...]

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49.2% Of Americans Receive Government Benefits

October 23, 2013 4:21 pm0 comments

Is it any wonder that the federal government spent more than $3.5 trillion on welfare in the past five years considering that 49.2% of Americans receive government benefits? In the fourth quarter of 2011, 49.2 percent of Americans received benefits…

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12 Shocking Clues About What America Will Look Like When The Next Great Economic Crisis Strikes

October 20, 2013 2:01 pm0 comments
12 Shocking Clues About What America Will Look Like When The Next Great Economic Crisis Strikes

The collapse of American society is accelerating.  For the moment, much of our social decay is being masked by the tremendous level of affluence that we are experiencing.  It has been reported that 4 out of every 5 adults in the United States “struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts [...]

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There’s Something Wrong When People Can’t Survive Without Getting 5 Bucks From Government

October 17, 2013 12:07 pm0 comments

Free Beacon has a piece on the vastly expanding federal food stamp program. In the year 2000 it cost $17 billion per year, today it costs a whopping $78 billion. In addition to the benefits paid, some recruiters (yes, they…

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The Coming Food Stamp Riots

October 16, 2013 3:51 pm0 comments
The Coming Food Stamp Riots

It may not happen this month, or even this year, but food stamp riots are coming to America.  In fact, we got a small preview of the coming food stamp riots this past weekend when a “temporary system failure” caused food stamp cards to stop working in 17 U.S. states.  Within hours, there were “mini-riots” [...]

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Free Food for All at Wal-Mart!

October 15, 2013 8:51 am0 comments
Free Food for All at Wal-Mart!

This past Saturday, tens of millions of welfare recipients across 17 states found themselves in a tough spot: A computer glitch rendered their EBT cards unusable due to a glitch that left them with no discernible spending limit. Most sensible stores refused to honor them until the glitch was fixed.

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Food stamps glitch is a glimpse into pandemonium to come

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Food stamps glitch is a glimpse into pandemonium to come

Under the POS’s presidency, the number of Americans receiving food stamps (now called Electronic Benefits Transfer or EBT) exploded. Today, one in five U.S. households are on food stamps. Worse still, we are taking two steps back for every step forward: … Continue reading →

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Walmart Stores Cleared Out After Accepting EBT Cards During Outage

October 14, 2013 6:34 am0 comments

Wow, just wow. Talk about biting the hand that feeds you. Two Walmart stores in Louisiana made the mistake of accepting EBT payments during the outage that left them unable to check the limits on the food stamps cards. Chaos…

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Oh Snap! EBT System Went Down For Hours, Recipients Threatened To Riot

October 13, 2013 11:10 am0 comments

Yesterday the EBT system went down in over a dozen states and angry recipients tweeted out threats that they were going to riot. Heaven forbid they go a day without getting their free stuff. Some people blamed the shutdown, but…

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Definition of Tyranny: You can’t quit Obamacare

October 3, 2013 6:05 am0 comments
Definition of Tyranny: You can’t quit Obamacare

The opposite of freedom is enslavement — the denial of the exercise of our free will and free choice. When a government engages in enslavement, under the guise of legislation and taxation, it is tyranny. Obamacare is exactly that — … Continue reading →

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Oh Great, Now We Have The Obamacare Phones

October 2, 2013 8:31 pm0 comments

Good grief. I guess the bureaucrats realized that the Obamacare exchanges turned out to be a big dud. Whether it was the botched websites, or the general lack of enthusiasm, they needed a hitch. So now they have the Obamacare…

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