I recently gave 5 reasons WIC is awesome. And I think those are pretty valid reasons to be supportive of the program. But we should also try to be objective, and really try to see if WIC is as awesome as it’s often made out to be. Do the numbers really add up to show that WIC actually makes people more healthy while saving tax dollars? continue reading »
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I’ve been meaning to respond to this article for awhile now, but you know how it is. I’ve been pretty busy lately with so many things (especially a semi-permanent substitute teaching position that I began about a month ago which will last through the end of the school year). Anyway, the article is titled, “Rich get more in Tax Breaks than the Poor get from Welfare,” and feel like I’ve been saying this very thing for years! continue reading »
I think WIC is a great program, but I also see many ways it can be improved. I know a lot of people disagree with me on both of those points, but I think we can all agree that Georgia’s WIC program needs to be fixed. continue reading »
I’ve asked myself this question. A lot. Just as I’m sure anyone who has ever received government assistance has asked themselves this question. And if you’re on some kind of government assistance (and even if you’re not…) and haven’t asked yourself this question lately, maybe you should. Because it’s a good question to not only ask yourself, but to wrestle with, and to come to some sort of conclusion on.
I’ve wrestled with it. And I’ve concluded that no, I am not and should not be ashamed to be on government assistance. continue reading »