I’ve been meaning to respond to a certain 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 (which has since been taken down) 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 »
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While tax time is dreaded for many Americans, it’s actually a time when many WIC participants can expect some extra cash. continue reading »
Just thought I’d do a little math for fun today. WIC’s 2011 budget was $7 billion, with 9 million participants. A little quick division and you can see on average it costs about $775 per year for each WIC participant to be in the program. continue reading »
I’ve always though that non-profits like churches and charities could serve the low income population better than the government. They know how to stretch a penny better. They know how to assess needs better. And they know how to care for the soul and person better while they are helping them with physical needs.
That being said, I’m realizing that non-profits and charities may not have the financial means to help the low income if the government help were to be scaled back the way many republicans and libertarians want. continue reading »