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California Spends The 4th Most On Welfare

California Spends The 4th Most On Welfare

In its first year, the Biden Administration has embarked on an aggressive domestic agenda intended to offer a variety of economic support to lower and middle class Americans. The American Rescue Plan, passed in March, included direct payments to U.S. households, new investments into safety net programs like food stamps and unemployment, and increases to […]

The Adverse Economic Consequences Of “Basic Income”

The Adverse Economic Consequences Of “Basic Income”

 by Dan Mitchell When I first looked at the issue of “basic income,” back in 2013, my gut reaction was deep skepticism. That’s because I feared many people would drop out of the labor force if they could live off government handouts (as illustrated by this Wizard-of-Id parody). It’s true that the current amalgamation of welfare programs also discourages work […]

Unmarried with Children – When It Pays Not To Marry

Unmarried with Children – When It Pays Not To Marry

    Dr. Kevin McNamee It finally became clear how couples are gaming the welfare system to enrich themselves at American tax payer expense while destroying the institution that lead to our national success. I was confused when a woman tells me that her daughter is not marrying the father of their child but they are […]

Study: More than 7-in-10 California Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

Study: More than 7-in-10 California Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

By John Binder More than 7-in-10 households headed by immigrants in the state of California are on taxpayer-funded welfare, a new study reveals. The latest Census Bureau data analyzed by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) finds that about 72 percent of households headed by noncitizens and immigrants use one or more forms of taxpayer-funded welfare programs in California — the […]

Purpose versus Excuse: Why Congress Might Buy Trump’s Food Stamp Reform Plan

Purpose versus Excuse: Why Congress Might Buy Trump’s Food Stamp Reform Plan

  by Thomas L. Knapp Politico reports that the Trump administration wants to partially replace “food stamps” with “a box of government-picked, nonperishable foods every month.” Under the plan, recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, which these days are delivered as debit card balances rather than as physical coupons — “stamps” — would […]

Stephen J. Schrader Republican Candidate for U.S. Senate — Statement on Welfare

Stephen J. Schrader Republican Candidate for U.S. Senate — Statement on Welfare

I agree that as a civilized country we need a social “Safety Net”. However, the way that Welfare is being administered has turned it into a multi-generational cycle of poverty where generations follow generations into poverty in perpetuity. Luckily our now growing economy is providing jobs. All we have to do is to create a […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 9-15/Day 233-239) Week 34

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 9-15/Day 233-239) Week 34

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, Sept. 9 (Day 233): President meets at Camp David with cabinet members President Donald Trump met with cabinet members in Camp David to discuss the administration’s progress and challenges facing the United States including the threat posed by hurricanes. At the top of the meeting, he urged Americans in the […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Issues Guidelines on Avoiding Heat-Related Illness

Ventura County Public Works Agency Issues Guidelines on Avoiding Heat-Related Illness

In preparation for summer and higher temperatures, the Ventura County Public Works Agency issues guidelines to avoid heat-related illness for outdoor workers and others who have high exposure to heat and sun. The Heat Illness Prevention Program complies with rules enacted by the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CalOSHA) in 2015. Key elements […]

State food stamp enrollment increases, eligible population decreases

State food stamp enrollment increases, eligible population decreases

. Not only is the number of Californians participating in the state’s federally funded food stamp program increasing, but the number of eligible recipients is decreasing, according to state and federal data. California for years has lagged behind the rest of the country in terms of participation. Tied for 48th in 2013, only 66 percent […]

Democratic Debate: They promised a ‘bunch of free stuff’

Democratic Debate: They promised a ‘bunch of free stuff’

    Watching the Democratic Debate I saw a call for more free stuff. I saw a call for more amnesty, free college. More free Obama care coverage. The one thing I did not see was how we were going to pay for all this. We have $18 trillion in National Debt and counting with […]

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