America On the Dole-The Buck Stops Where?
Host: Lynna “The Other Side… A Preppers Path”
America on the Dole! Fact or fiction and just where does the buck stop? Questions we each need to answer, not for the country as a whole but personally. Semantics aside whether you call it on the dole, welfare or food stamps, government aid that you don’t pay back is welfare in the purest since. Per The United States Department of Commerce Statistics: “Welfare is the organized public or private social services for the assistance of disadvantaged groups. Aid could include general Welfare payments, health care through Medicaid, food stamps, special payments for pregnant women and young mothers, and federal and state housing benefits. The Welfare system in the United States began in the 1930s, during the Great Depression.” Indeed a time of true need for many, definitely a far cry from the statement often heard today of “I/we could make it without food-stamps BUT why should I? along with “ I get food stamps but that’s not welfare.” Neither statement would have heard 20 years ago. Perhaps a question to ask today, why has the mindset of so many become you owe me or I deserve? Read more “America On the Dole-The Buck Stops Where?”