Welfare

NH Democrats Open Up Budget and Spend Another 11 Million – “It’s not their money, right?”

by Steve MacDonald March 20, 2014
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It must be tax and spend day in Concord.  New Hampshire Democrats are passing new taxes, new spending, violating the State Constitution…..I’m having flashbacks to 2009 – 2010. William O’Brien 1:03pm Mar 20 The Liberals in the House just voted to break open Gov. Hassan’s “perfect” budget to spend more money on welfare. HB 1635. […]

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Data Point – The welfare cliff

by Skip March 9, 2014

or: How the Government send the message to stay in the hammock instead of finding work Presented with little comment aside to note that when ‘work is punished‘ the demise of ‘opportunity’ will continue… The painful reality in America: for increasingly more it is now more lucrative – in the form of actual disposable income […]

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Say it with me – “Primary”!

by Susan Olsen February 6, 2014
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The Welfare State is a selfish one. A free riding one. So how is this “equitable”?

by Skip January 27, 2014

  Pure Selfishness. And yes, I do get upset over this kind of person and that my Government, via its policies, encourages it. (H/T: Independent Journal Review) Video Auto plays on the jump!

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If You Have No Clue How To Fix It – Just Try And Hide It

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2014
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After five years of saying you fixed it, followed by ObamaCare–which will just make employment matters worse, this might send a message that you can’t fix it and should be replaced. Typically, the Unemployment Insurance program lasts for 26 weeks of unemployment with an additional 13 weeks during recessions.  Most of the cost is purveyed […]

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Screwed

by Susan Olsen January 8, 2014
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Income Inequality cause? Obama ought to look in the mirror and his Progressive bible for the reason

by Skip January 2, 2014

“The irony is that Obama has said he is going to dedicate himself and the rest of his time in office to fighting inequality,” Krauthammer said. “He actually created the greatest inequality.” The president’s policies of having low interests rates and having the fed pump money into the economy have caused the rich to get […]

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Saddest (and scariest) headline of the week: “School officials lament many NH parents don’t let taxpayers feed their kids for them”

by Skip January 1, 2014

Really? Is it truly the position of Government Employees that NH Parents are WRONG in not having perfect strangers to be forced to feed their kids? Well, the answer is right in the first sentence of the article (mostly)- it is always about the Benjamins: The rates of children who qualify for free or reduced-price […]

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NH Pajama Boy Harrell Kirstein Might Want To Ask Dem Chairman Ray Buckley…

by Steve MacDonald December 23, 2013

New Hampshire Pajama Boy, Harrell ‘Jersey Shore’ Kirstein, might want to ask Ray Buckley if he still wishes Hitler had bombed the Hague?  Sure, I’ll explain. One of NH Democrat Party Chairman Ray Buckley’s most famous quote’s is “Hitler should have bombed the Hague.”  Harrel Kirstein, being the OFA spokesperson (OFA created Pajama Boy) and […]

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Jeanne Shaheen Votes Against Restoring Veteran’s Benefits – (In Favor of Illegal Worker Welfare Loophole)

by Steve MacDonald December 19, 2013
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Senate Republicans attempted to restore funding in the budget to Veterans benefits by closing a loophole that allowed illegal workers to take a tax credit without having a social security number. In a party line vote, with only Democrat Kay Hagan voting with Republicans, the motion to restore benefits to veterans was killed by Senate […]

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Demokrat Diktionary – ‘Welfare’

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2013
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Welfare – 1. A program that spends $84,000.00 per year per family of four ($21,000.00 per eligible man woman and child) and still can’t manage to end poverty.  2. effort to empower Democrat voters in unelected and unaccountable public sector union jobs under the guise of helping people in need.

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A Reason To Not Expand Any Government Program – ‘The Mystery of Why We Still Have Poverty’

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2013
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This is not a tale about Medicaid Expansion but then it is.   We are spending so much taxpayer money nationally to eliminate poverty (with Welfare) that if we were to skip the middle men (national agencies, bureaucrats, pencil pushers and so on), poverty would not longer exist. According to a Cato Institute study published last […]

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Mrs. Hassan, please remember this…

by Susan Olsen November 22, 2013
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Senator Boutin – “Get off my lawn!” – Part 2

by Skip November 20, 2013

His entire press release concerning his vote tomorrow to spend an additional $2.4 Billion of money we don’t have is here.  My quick thought on the content of that Presser is here: Presser: “I fully intend to support the Senate plan during the Senate Session on Thursday as I know it meets our shared goal […]

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There is no return from this exit..

by Susan Olsen November 15, 2013

‘But Democrats said the cost of the program should not be the measure’s only criteria, noting expansion will help hard-working families who cannot afford health care.‘

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The New Road to Serfdom

by Susan Olsen November 11, 2013

“It is one of the saddest spectacles of our time to see a great democratic movement support a policy which must lead to the destruction of democracy and which meanwhile can benefit only a minority of the masses who support it. Yet it is this support from the Left of the tendencies toward monopoly which […]

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Senator Shaheen (and the Democrat Parties Hypocrisy) On ID and Vote Suppression

by Steve MacDonald November 8, 2013
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As a distraction, someone in NH Democrat Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s office has been releasing Facebook Status updates–from time to time–asking you and I to oppose what the Professional left describe as vote suppression, by Republicans. If you are new to this game, that is code for, expecting someone to present an ID to vote.   It […]

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Demokrat Dictionary: “Government funded abortion”

by Steve MacDonald November 7, 2013
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Demokrat Dictionary: Government funded abortion: Grave before Cradle Welfare

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Socialist Democrat Rewards Program: Create More Dependents – Get A Federal Kick Back!

by Steve MacDonald November 5, 2013
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  Comrade Governor Maggie Hassan Smiles as she gets her kickback check for forcing more Granite Stater’s onto the Food Stamp government dependency program.  

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The Realities of DemocratCare…. or ‘They Don’t Call us “The Right!” For Nothing.’ Part IX

by Skip October 28, 2013
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Obama and Obamacare hates sick people (emphasis mine and reformatted): …The husband is 57, the wife 61. Both have cancer — the husband’s is in remission while the wife’s is in aggressive and expensive treatment. The couple had been obtaining health insurance under Wisconsin’s high-risk-pool program, created in 1979, which provides health care to about […]

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Blogline of the Day – Virginia Postrell on committment

by Skip October 1, 2013

“Marriage is increasingly the big sociological divide in American life. Getting and staying married makes you part of a privileged elite.” Who knew that you were an elitist by eschewing mere shacking up?  Yet, three things can basically keep one out of poverty – get your diploma, get a job, and get married before kids.  […]

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Notable Quote – Samuel Adams

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2013
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For RINO’s, Sunshine Patriots, members of the entitlement plantation class from both parties and their willing benefactors… “If ye love wealth more than Liberty, the tranquility of servitude more than the animated contest of freedom — go from us in peace…. We ask not your counsel nor your arms…. Crouch down and lick the hand […]

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Data Point – and with all this, the Poverty Rate has only gone up

by Skip September 10, 2013

(H/T: Washington Examiner)

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GrokTALK! for 7/20/2013 –Segment Three brings more questions!

by Skip July 21, 2013

Susan, Mike, Skip and Father Christian Tudor were joined by Jeff Chidester start off the Segment 2 by starting a process of Question and &Answers First lots of waivers.  THen the repeal of the 1099s.  Then the CLASS Act.  Then States refusing to expand Medicaid.  Then States refusing to do the Exchanges.  Lots of lawsuits […]

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Your Fair Share Of Nothing

by Steve MacDonald June 20, 2013

If you were paid by a company that borrowed almost half of what it claimed as income and had accumulated 17 trillion in debt along the way, you’d be right to wonder if you’d ever see another paycheck, and if you did, if you would even be able to cash it.  Benefits?  I wouldn’t count […]

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One of many projects to destroy America…

by Tim Condon April 30, 2013

This from Judicial Watch: “For decades the U.S. government has knowingly given illegal immigrants food stamps, according to a former certification case worker who denounced the costly practice back in the 1980s but was essentially ordered to keep a lid on it.” Meanwhile, “the nation’s food stamp program has exploded under President Obama.” Read the […]

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On the dole: “A hand up or a hammock?” Let’s get back to basics

by Skip February 8, 2013

Welfare, that is.  Used to be called “charity” from private sources, and sometimes, folks stayed at the county “poor house”.  Nowadays, the dole (heck, even “welfare”)  is dressed up in smooth bureaucratise so as not to “cause undue stigmatism towards those that need assistance”.  Payments go directly from Government “dole-er outers” to those that supply […]

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Cause and Effect

by Steve MacDonald December 22, 2012

If exposure to violence in movies or video games is a catalyst for youth violence, is exposure to welfare and other government handouts a catalyst to generational dependency? The answer to the former is that exposure to the latter is more likely to result in youth violence as they look for the only ways left […]

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The Society’s wagon – pulling it or demanding to ride in it: what do you think?

by Susan Olsen December 7, 2012
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Data Points – various sundry stats

by Skip November 1, 2012

Welfare (via Heritage): Over half of the US thinks we spend too much for welfare Over half thinks Govt spends too much on poverty programs Only 22% believe that poverty programs reduce poverty 84% believe work should be mandatory to receive welfare Jobs according to ADP: Revised last month’s job advance – from 162, 000 […]

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