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Our Tax Dollars At Work…..Or Play

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 31-05-2018


This is political stats:  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/07/04/food-stamp-rolls-plummet-in-states-that-restore-work-requirements.html

States with work for welfare!

These numbers help explain why these last eight years were disastrous for the USA. I read the last item and then look at Trump’s Cabinet. No wonder Washington, DC is in a turmoil. Trump’s picks are bosses who expect their employees to work.. These are Eye Opening Numbers. This is what bothers a lot of people about Trump. He won’t accept a can’t do attitude, or inexperienced, incompetent performance. He will get results; it just might not be smooth or pretty.

Here are some amazing stats: Make sure you read to the bottom. An eye opener!

1. These 10 States now have more people on welfare than they do employed!


New Mexico






New York

Maine, and

South Carolina

2. Last month, the Senate Budget Committee reports that in fiscal year 2012, between food stamps, housing support, child care, Medicaid and other benefits, the average U.S. Household below the poverty line received $168.00 a day in government support.

What’s the problem with that much support?  Well the average household income in America is just over $50,000, which averages out to $137.13 a day.

To put it another way, being on welfare now pays the equivalent of $30.00 an hour for 40 hour week, while the average job pays $24.00 an hour.

3. Check the last set of statistics!!

The percentage of each past president’s cabinet who had worked in the private business sector prior to their appointment to the cabinet. You know what the private business sector is: A real-life business not a government job. Here are the percentages:

38% T. Roosevelt

40% Taft

52% Wilson

49% Harding

48% Coolidge

42% Hoover

50% F. D. Roosevelt

50% Truman

57% Eisenhower

30% Kennedy

47% Johnson

53% Nixon

42% Ford

32% Carter

56% Reagan

51% GH Bush

39% Clinton

55% GW Bush

8% Obama

90% Trump

This helps explain the bias, if not the incompetence, of the last administration: ONLY 8% of them have ever worked in private business! That’s right! Only eight percent – the least, by far of the last 19 presidents! And these people tried to tell our corporations how to run their businesses?

How could Obama, president of a major nation and society, the one with the most successful economic system in world history, stand and talk about business when he’s never worked for one?

Or about jobs when he has never really had one? And, when it’s the same for 92% of his senior staff and closest advisers? They’ve spent most of their time in academia, government, and/or non-profit jobs or as “community organizers.”

Probably a good idea to pass this on, because we’ll NEVER see these facts in the main stream media, or from the alphabet networks.


This email was passed on to me and it was a real eye opener. The general public needs to see these numbers.



Comments (4)

What bothers me most about welfare today is that welfare recipients today collect more than I remember people in Coal Fire earning in the Fifties. There has been a lot of inflation, but not that much. I thought that people generally lived pretty well in Coal Fire in the Fifties. The Westinghouse decorative bulb plant had a pay scale that appeared to be the envy of most area employers for a time, and it was except the pay scale today would be comparable to a welfare pay scale in a Third World country. Of course, Westinghouse in the Fifties was looking for welfare workers, which they found in Alabama (and the South) for a short period. Then, they pulled out for China and the Third World where they could find real welfare workers; but, in order for it to pay off, they had to ship their finished product back to the United States to sale to their former workers at lower, but still high prices, who were now largely unemployed and on welfare, unemployment, or other government benefits. And now, because of welfare, Stockton, California is trying a guaranteed annual income for all. Sounds like communism. It certainly is a way to force people into a state of dependency, having no pride. The people of Coal Fire in the Fifties had their “chicken in every pot” and their old clunker, at least one per family, and, most importantly, they had their pride. They proudly rooted for the Crimson Tornadoes against the Gordo Green Wave and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide against the Auburn Tigers, even without a new car per driver. What good does welfare do? For one thing, it destroys a country, and it destroys a people and makes nation building essentially impossible.

I agree….We were not rich but we did have a sense of pride…and love of family. How great that was.

Errol & Uncle
As I think back to what I remember of Coal Fire in the fifties. We weren’t rich but we didn’t care we had food to eat and everyone loved one other!!! But being kin to everyone in Coal Fire one way or another!!

I sure agree with that..Thanks

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