The New Welfare Swindle. (CRAZY MONEY)

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    The New Welfare Swindle. (CRAZY MONEY) ​



    By Christopher Orlet
    11/17/11

    Ever since I moved to the inner city one thing has puzzled me more than any other, and that is how my low-income neighbors get by. Assuming they aren't doing anything illegal, how do they afford their homes, their meals, their gadgets, their cars?

    Few seem to work, even part time, for they are home in the morning when I leave for work, home if I stop by for lunch, and home when I return in the evening. They can't work the graveyard shift, for they keep me up half the night with their raucous music. I am left to conclude that they seldom, if ever work. Therefore, their funds must come from elsewhere. And none of them strike me as a trust fund baby.

    The best I can figure is they make do with a patchwork of welfare programs. Besides, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), which expires after five years, there is housing assistance, WIC (Women, Infants and Children) and Medicaid. There are food stamps, which also can be sold in parking lots for cash, and various lesser programs, such as heating assistance.


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    Read more:
    The American Spectator : The New Welfare Swindle
     
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    The American Spectacle? That's funny...
     
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    Perhaps they are struggling and getting by through selling off investment stocks their father gave them
     

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