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? Continue reading America On the Dole-The Buck Stops Where?
Blood on the Moon, a sign/omen that danger is coming. Through the eyes of many, an apt description of the times we live in. A glance at any news site is sure to enforce this belief with predictions of financial crisis, continued economic failure, natural disasters in all corners of the world, civil wars, holy wars, pain, suffering and a host of calamities. You name it, its happening or going to happen. What are we to do, the sky must be falling, that’s it the sky is falling, the sky is falling! Feeling like the little red hen and her sky is falling scenario is no longer a nursery rhyme for many but a fact of life. Bad news, scary news abounds it seems to be everywhere around every corner. Living a life prepared suddenly becomes confusing, a little panic stricken even. Continue reading Financial Preparedness! “The Sky is Falling”