It is officially better to be on welfare than to work

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    Too bad no one saw this coming.

    Wait, we did.

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    When Work Is Punished: The Tragedy Of America's Welfare State | ZeroHedge

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    um its been this way for years. You didnt tell anyone anything. keep trying tard.
     
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    Bullshit.
     
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    The details themselves dont really matter here. The truth is that the chart is correct. The marginal cost of getting off welfare is too high. So people stay on it rather than get jobs.
     
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    Bullshit.
     
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    The chart isn't correct, idiot.

    Oh god I can hear you now...

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    The chart is correct in the larger sense of what it is showing: it is very expensive to get off welfare. That's why we have many more people in entitlement programs today than 4 years ago. It's like the roach motel.
     
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    It is not better to be on welfare. Your entire life belongs to the government, you do not earn anywhere near 29,000 and you don't get that many benefits, not at all.

    You have to live in squaller and in an even more dangerous neighborhood than anything you all have been exposed to. Your kids are in danger everyday. It isn't a positive experience. Food stamps aren't nearly enough to feed a family. For a kid, your parents are likely users or drunks or simply can't find work that pays enough nor are they insured.

    It's something though for whatever reason people find themselves in a situation where they need welfare. If they have it, they are not on the streets anyway.
     

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