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Folks:
A friend forwarded this to me and I think it explains the whole concept of welfare and how it works, in NYS.
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Yeah....if you're going to have 15 KIDS, you better have a plan on how to take care of them first and foremost. Your husband was arrested, maybe you should've been more selective in choosing a mate.
 

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We should impose a law that if you are excepting money from the government and are capable of working, community service should be mandatory, clean a park, roadway, or do something that can also benefit the tax payers who you are leeching off of.
 

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Haha, I just posted this in another thread yesterday! But really, who IS going to pay for ALLLLL her kids?? Someone needs to be responsible.
 

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We should impose a law that if you are excepting money from the government and are capable of working, community service should be mandatory, clean a park, roadway, or do something that can also benefit the tax payers who you are leeching off of.
I agree unfortunately you would have every union screaming bloody murder.
 

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I personally believe this (welfare) is a way of breeding "dependent" voters. You raise a whole generation of people who actually feel they are entitled to live off government assistance.....do you think they are ever going to vote conservatively or for any politician that that is in favor of fiscal reform?
 

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WELCOME TO THE WELFARE STATE:
Ghettos were once ethnic enclaves of newly arrived immigrants, who would work three jobs to get out of them. New ghettos arose, ghettos run by the government, with odd rules - if you have income, your checks will dwindle, if you have more kids for whom you cannot provide, your checks will increase. If you have a husband, your check shrinks or ends; if you have children while unmarried, your checks will grow.
Whatever the genuine need "in the now" - and this is not to say that there is no genuine need, of course there is - the societal cost of such ever-growing programs was not considered beyond the financial cost. The Right would shout "It's wrong, it's dangerous, it's fatal!" and the Left would accuse the Right of just being cheap. The Right would shout "It's not just about the money!" and the Left would demonize them for being tightwads. But the Right, as usual, was right. From New Deal to Great Society and beyond, the American Left has built enclaves - little welfare state communities, from the big cities to the Appellation hill towns - in which the American Dream is not considered because its very worldview simply does not exist.
A child can't decide whether to follow in his dad's footsteps if he doesn't know who his dad was, or if he didn't know what his dad's footsteps were… or even, if his dad - and mom too - never left any footsteps at all.
We now have generations of welfare dependence, generations of children raised by non-workers. There are neighborhoods in which people have been born and raised, fed and dressed, schooled and bused, by their government, with no real decision-makers in the family as their guides.
Most Americans can still see Dad or Mom in their memories, sitting at the kitchen table or the homework desk, checkbook in one hand, stack of mail in the other, as they pay the month's bills, trying to stretch a salary over the complex finances of a modern family. We grow up with memories of dinner table discussions with our parents - can we afford a new car yet, or should we wait another year? Can we afford a new house yet, and if so, where? Can we look at the north shore, should we stay in the northwest suburbs, what would that move do to our commutes? How are the schools there, does the park district have a good theater program, or soccer, or dance, or art? Which high school, which college, can we afford for you to go away or will you have to commute?
Our parents may have made the final decisions, but they included us in the early discussions, teaching us, slowly and surely, how to weigh the pluses and minuses, how to come to rational conclusions as we plan our lives.
For most readers of this page, this isn't even worth pointing out. It goes without saying; why hammer the point to death?
But for those in our welfare state enclaves - the public-housing funded neighborhoods of our cities in particular - the above experience is utterly foreign to them. The apartment is just provided; the food stamp debit card pays until it runs out. School is free, lunches are free if you sign a form… the bus is free if you qualify (and they all do). This isn't about color - there are blacks, whites, Hispanics, and more in these circumstances. But it is about a type of people: the denizens of a welfare state, raised without experience in making decisions.
They go to the kindergarten, grammar schools, and high school assigned to their geographic location. They take the classes assigned to them, join the sports that the gym teacher tells them they'll be good at, and focus much of their effort on not being beaten up. They even eat what's chosen for them in the cafeteria. If they eat pizza on Monday, burger on Tuesday, stew on Wednesday, sandwich on Thursday and tacos on Friday, it's not because they've made those choices themselves; it's because that's what the cafeteria served that day.
This isn't to say there are no decisions at all; there's always What to watch on TV, What to play on the game console, What to wear… and of course the most pressing question: Whether to give in to the gangs or to try to resist.
These are decisions, and children raised the right way might be able to make these decisions, and others, well. But if you didn't grow up with your dad and mom agonizing over their careers, their choice of house and school, which bills to pay and which projects to put off another year, you might be completely lost when it comes to the decisions that require thoughtfulness.
Remember, we are now talking about two or three generations of people raised without an environment of day-to-day decision-making. So when regular Americans might say "time to go get a job", they wait for a job to just show up, which doesn't happen often, other than the jobs offered by drug dealers and pimps.
When regular Americans might say "time to fix the wiring," they let it go - they don't own this apartment, after all - until it starts an electrical fire and the government moves them somewhere else.
And when regular Americans might say "time to move out of this neighborhood," they don't think of it; they don't realize that it's an option, or they don't know how to go about doing it.
THE VICIOUS CYCLE:
Back to the weekend's news story. A woman sees her child killed by a classmate outside his school. She stays in the neighborhood. Five years later, another is killed, and then another. And after thirteen more years go by, her last one is killed.
Readers of this news story - subscribers to the paper, people reading it online, people hearing about it on the TV or radio news - all ask "Why did you stay? Why didn't you move?" We talk to ourselves as we read the story in disbelief; we know there are jobs elsewhere, there are free schools elsewhere, government food stamps elsewhere. She could have moved to public housing a few miles away, or a state away, for that matter. Fill out some forms, get on a list, hire a moving truck; and just go. It's not that hard.
But what we don't realize is, it's not that hard for us. We could do it in a second. A few calls to set up the electric, the cable, the phone and the gas, another call to book the moving truck, and it's done. Easier than most things we do at our jobs every day.
But the Great Society has raised the denizens of the welfare state to be utterly insulated from the world of decisions. Some escape, sure. Some make it into professional sports, or the entertainment business, until they get in trouble with the law, or with a girl, or with the credit cards, because they were never taught how to make decisions, so they just weren't ready for it when all of a sudden the American Dream was presented to them at age 21 or 23 or 25, and it turned out to be too much.
Again, it's not a color thing, or a geographical thing… it's a welfare thing. The Left has created these subcultures, these awful and inescapable worlds in which everything miserable is provided, all decisions are made for them. Any normal American would leave, but we have engineered these poor wretches to be other than "any normal American."
The Left calls this compassion. The left wants only their votes, and once that is certain, they perpetuate the scheme. The welfare ghettos of America are the worst of vote farms, worse than any of the animal farms that their animal-rights extremists protest about.
Baby calves are kept in cages, to harvest veal. Geese are forcefed through a tube, to produce liver for pate. Chickens may be raised in an indoor farm, fattened to be plucked and frozen. And all these processes, when done to animals, horrify and sicken the activists of America's Left, awakening in them a fire for demonstrations and boycotts, a self-righteous anger that screams out for justice.
But so too are poor folks - black and white, Hispanic and Native American - kept in public housing and reservations and ghettos, fed with little WIC cards and kept just barely alive, just enough so they can pull a lever on Election Day.
If they die too soon, in the streets and schoolyards that run red with blood, the Left uses them again, as no more than a talking point for their gun grabs, or their calls for ever higher taxes and ever greater welfare spending.
The Right calls for an end to the welfare state, an end to this practice of imprisoning human beings in a culture of dependency. The Right calls for mandatory sentences to lock up the killers so they can't kill again; the Right calls for an end to the public housing and lifetime food cards that trap people in a half-life of worthlessness and nihilism.
In the final analysis, the Left cares more about the calf in a cage than their voter in his ghetto. Why should it be otherwise? In their system, especially in Chicago, they can harvest the votes, whether the voters themselves are living or dead.
Copyright 2013 John F. Di Leo
 

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Hey she gets to vote and so will all those kids!!!
 
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I thought she said "somebody needs to pay for all my suffering, somebody needs to held accountable and they need to pay. " but that cant be right.
 

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why isn't she held accountable for her own life, why do we have to pay?
 
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Hey she gets to vote and so will all those kids!!!
More future Democrats....along with all the soon to be illegals that will be given amnesty from this administration!
 
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