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When Work Is Punished: The Ongoing Tragedy Of America’s Welfare State

By Against Crony Capitalism August 10, 2015   When Work Is Punished: The Ongoing Tragedy Of America’s Welfare State     What is the “welfare cliff?” Why is it important? (From Zerohedge) a large magnitude of support. The potential sum of welfare benefits can reach $47,894 annually for single-parent households and $41,237 for two-parent households. […]

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Anger Grows As Unemployment Benefits Get Cut. Is America About To Reach A Breaking Point?

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Is America About To Reach A Breaking Point? Anger Grows As Unemployment Benefits Get Cut   In America today, there are close to 50 million people living in poverty and there are more than 100 million people that get money from the federal government every month.  As the middle […]


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Perverse Incentives of the Welfare State

Source: http://nextnewsnetwork.com Perverse Incentives of the Welfare State     WASHINGTON – The ongoing economic slump has led to an unprecedented expansion of the segment of the US population receiving welfare assistance. One reason for this, according to James Pethokoukis, an analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, is that the welfare system “creates some crazy […]


Feds give laid-off Boeing workers a big (GIANT) helping hand (It pays to be a crony)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Feds give laid-off Boeing workers a big (GIANT) helping hand (It pays to be a crony)   The Department of Labor has approved a lavish unemployment benefit for laid off Boeing workers. They will receive unemployment benefits 5 times longer than other workers, taxpayers will pay 90% of any expenses […]

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Rotting, Decaying And Bankrupt – If You Want To See The Future Of America Just Look At Detroit

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Rotting, Decaying And Bankrupt – If You Want To See The Future Of America Just Look At Detroit   Eventually the money runs out.  Much of America was shocked when the city of Detroit defaulted on a $39.7 million debt payment and announced that it was suspending payments on $2.5 billion […]


Proposed Tennessee Bill Would Cut Welfare Benefits When Kids Fail At School…

Source: http://weaselzippers.us I’m for anything and everything when it comes to getting people off welfare. Most people who eventually lost their benefits after welfare reform was passed in the late 1990s say their lives improved because they started working and were supporting themselves. Via WaPo: Education’s often seen as the key to breaking the cycle […]

Proposed Tennessee Bill Would Cut Welfare Benefits When Kids Fail At School…