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  • Re: The American Government Thread: We have many subs, hidden subs, the Best subs

    Trump trump's them again.

    I wonder if tears and boot-induced butthurt spoiled their tea?

  • Re: The American Government Thread: We have many subs, hidden subs, the Best subs

    For your Friday..........................

    The ,"I wanna know, but I don't wanna click" version.

    President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget will save $190 billion over the next ten years by requiring able-bodied adults to work to receive food stamps.
    President Trump wrote in his letter to Congress, “We must reform our welfare system so that it does not discourage able-bodied adults from working, which takes away scarce resources from those in real need. Work must be the center of our social policy.”

    White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said at a press conference, “If you’re on food stamps and you’re able-bodied, then we need you to go to work.”

    The number of recipients on food stamps skyrocketed recently, 50 million Americans now receive food stamps and use Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards at grocery or convenience store to buy food and drinks. The 50 million citizens on food stamps amount to 15 percent of the population, a substantial increase from the 17 million Americans who received food stamps in 2000.

    Food stamps, officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), cost taxpayers more than $83 billion a year. The government remains unable to rein in costs, because the government does not have statistics as to how much food stamp recipients spend on kitchen staples such as meat and vegetables, compared to soda, candy, and potato chips.

    A 2011 study confirmed that food stamp recipients spend more money on candy compared to any other food item.

    Robert Rector, a welfare expert at the Heritage Foundation, said that requiring work for food stamps was at the “core” of welfare reform in the 1990s. President Trump is “picking the gauntlet off the ground where the Republican party dropped it.”

    Trump’s budget would require states to fund one dollar for every four dollars the federal government spends on food stamps.

    Rector said, “It’s like Chinese funeral money. They just burn it.”

    Many states have work requirements for food stamps. However, the Obama administration granted states waivers during the recession, and many states continue to use waivers for the food stamp requirements.

    In 2014, Maine dropped its waiver for work requirements, and required everyone who could work and did not have dependents to either get employment for at least 20 hours a week, enter job-training programs, or volunteer a minimum of 24 hours a month.

    Before Maine dropped its waiver in 2014, there were 13,332 food stamp recipients. By March 2015, the number of food stamp recipients dropped by 80 percent, to 2,678 recipients who decided to get a job, participate in job training, or volunteer. Roughly 9,000 people dropped out of the program, leading many analysts to observe that many of those food stamp recipients worked off the books and used food stamps to save money for other expenses. Others stipulated that many became so dependent on government welfare that they could not volunteer 24 hours a month, or roughly one hour of work per day.

    Some studies estimate that 4.7 million Americans receive food stamps who are able-bodied, not elderly, and do not have children or dependents. Requiring work for food stamps would save the country $8.4 billion every year.

    “We are no longer going to measure compassion by the number of people on these programs,” Mulvaney said. “We’re going to measure compassion by how many people we can get off these programs.”

    President Donald Trump said during his inauguration speech, “We will get our people off of welfare and back to work – rebuilding our country with American hands and American labor.”

    The,"I don't wanna click that site, and I don't wanna read, I just want someone to read it to me." version.

    Sweet. :tup:

  • Re: SRK Lounge: Say No To Fake Booties

    Raz0r wrote: »
    lol so bitter.

    That shit is an anomaly and you know it.

    It's only an anomaly until it keeps happening. Remember this poster?

    just sayin. Everything's your fault as a man, so avoid risk when possible.

  • Re: SRK Lounge: Say No To Fake Booties

    Raz0r wrote: »
    I'm okay if a broad is too drunk to consent. What's wrong with waiting until the next day or another time to try to get it in?

    Level up your game, homie.

    ....................This is why.

    Didn't hit, didn't even stay with her, STILL responsible. :tdown: Fuck that shit. her ass was 41 too? Fuck trying to tell me she didn't know better.

  • Re: The American Government Thread: We have many subs, hidden subs, the Best subs

    Raz0r wrote: »
    They believe nuance is a word invented by the left to destroy opposing world views lol.

    The left (Or mainly Maxine Waters) believes,"Crooked hillary" was a phrase invented by Putin and then given to Trump as a part of his ongoing meddling into the affairs of the American people, so.............


    @Preppy This is what I'm on about.

    I'm no detective, but that shit sounds crooked af.