Stop welfare abuse

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Stop welfare abuse

If you feel that people should be drug tested before they get welfare from the government please sign this petition , remember its your tax dollars being used for this.

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I see poor people who are probably drug users wearing brand name shoes at school. This******must end
it has to stop, I see people abusing the system everyday
I work a full time 55 hr a week job go home work a part time 30 hr a week job my wife works we have 3 children pay for them by our damn self they take well over 200 a week from me not including what they take from her for what so i can pay for a bumb who learned how to work our system i think the goverment has the wrong idea about the land of the free not the land of the free loaders im tierd if the bull******u cant feed them dont breed them!!!!!!!
Stop welfare abuse. Worried about crime going up? Use the assistance that has been abused and put it into the hiring of state law enforcement. Enough is enough. My wife and I still have not had a child due to the expenses of having children. Children are not meal tickets. When you have women reproducing as a source of income, they do not look at the child--they do drugs which in turns allow them to collect disability checks for their child's drug related mental and physical issues.
It is frustrating living in a society where people continue to use and abuse the welfare program. Both my husband and I are full time employees. I am a teacher in a title one-high poverty school. My school is 100% free lunch and breakfast. It is sickening hearing children talk about how their mom teaches them how to steal, while living on food stamps, getting housing assistance, free child care, free EVERYTHING. None of these parents work and the mass majority are drug users. As mentioned in previous comments, if I have to take a drug test in order to teach, people living on welfare need to do the same--bi-weekly. Continuing the enable this behavior will only further perpetuate the cycle of poverty because children are leaving from their irresponsible parents that they do not need to work to live. All you have to do when you grow up is have numerous children and you will be granted hundreds of dollars a month without having to ever look for a job. Children are not meal tickets. The students I teach are so jaded and damaged. They are abused, neglected, abusive themselves and have no consequences for their actions, which they have seen through their parents actions. It is imperative that welfare abuse comes to a hault, otherwise our society will only continue to get worse. I am not saying end welfare, I am solely saying..don't make it as easy as it currently is. Bi-weekly drug test, only a certain amount of time to remain on assistance, money is not increased based on the number of children you have. It is sad when you hear parent laugh and joke about how they are "workin" two states at a time. Just today, while in he grocery store, a family of 5 were checking out in front of me. They had an issue with their EBT card and needed assistance. As I was walking to my car, they were parked two cars down from me parked in the handicap parking space. As they were loading their free groceries into their brand new Mercedes, I thought to myself how messed up and out of control this system has become. This needs to end now.
I work 2 jobs to support my family and have never received government assistance of any kind. To get and keep my jobs, I'm subject to drug testing, etc. The same should apply to individuals on welfare or any other government programs. Also, individuals on welfare should not be allowed to purchase expensive meats and seafood our tax dollars. Recently, a man in front of me at the grocery store bought 4 slabs of ribs, 2 large briskets and 6 links of sasauge and 2 prepared potato salads with a Lone Star Card (TX welfare). He then paid for 3 cases of beer and 2 bottles of wine with cash. Can anyone say, "BBQ party on the taxpayers' dollar"? I bought a pound of ground chuck and a sack of potatoes. Something wrong with this picture!!!!!
drug test before and during welfare collection. Test for nicotine too.
all for this
I'm tired of working 2 jobs my wife still full time with 2 kids and paying taxes and living the "American Dream" while I watch people just slide along never having to lift a finger. There are those who need the assistance but sadly those people cannot get it because they still make too much. This country is encouraging laziness and irresponsible, uneducated citizens. What happened to us?
Our country is in the huge deficit because of the amount of capable people living off of welfare, the amount of immigrants taking jobs from Americans, and this new ridiculous Obama care ! The working class needs to stop paying for all the welfare cases with name brand shoes, and smart phones.... Give me a break! If our country wants to keep welfare then the rich should be paying it not the poor who are on the brink of needing government assistance but don't qualify because we choose to have Jobs! I made 18,000 for 3 years before taxes and couldn't qualify for government assistance to pay for food. But I know people who go to college for free who have 3 kids and have never worked a day in their life. This country enslaves true Americans, we pay for all the non working ignorant people and immigrants who mooch off of a system that was designed to assist not "make a living off of."
I live near Chelsea Ma. There is a grocery store called Market Basket. I see people with EBT cards getting free food buying birthday cakes signed and decorated, shrimp, seafood,steaks while smoking ,carrying Iphones,expensive named brand pocketbooks,clothing,sunglasses,jewelry,shoes with tattoos on their body, gold teeth then go into brand new cars. I have worked since I was 14 years old. I'm from a family of 6 children. My mother never received any government assistance, I had to wear hand me down clothes from my sister who was 9 years older and bigger than me. My husband and I worked all our married life of 38 years , my husband has always worked two or more jobs.We put two children through college and never received any government assistance. I am appalled of the Welfare abuse that is blatantly being done in the United States.The government needs to stay in many stores to witness like in Chelsea Ma ,Market Basket to witness this abuse. My Social Security will not be there , when I retire, because of this abuse.I work with people who get section 8, EBT cards, free child care, welfare checks, living with boyfriends who have full time jobs. They go have theirs clothes washed and pressed weekly, smoke , drink go out to eat at lunch everyday, buying expensive named brand pocketbooks,clothing,sunglasses,jewelry,shoes with tattoos on their body, go out to nightclubs every weekend, buy marijuana. They laugh at us that have to work for everything we work for. What is wrong with this system??? When are you going to wake up. I have never been so disgusted in my life. I am afraid for my retirement money that was taken from me , that I will not see it.
In addition to drug testing, there needs to be a cap on how long you can be on assistance. For food stamps, there needs to be certain items that they are eligible for (just the basics). I work two jobs so that I can provide for my family and NOT have to be on assistance. My part-time job is a cashier at a grocery store. I am sick when I working when I am waiting on customers who are on assistance who are buying more and better quality food than what I can buy myself working two jobs. They can buy frozen lobster tair and king crab legs, the best cuts of meat, etc. etc. Some have huge carts of food full, then the balance on their EBT shows on their receipt and they still have double or triple the amount of money left and came come back a few more times before the end of the month. I have a budget and go grocery shopping once a month. I buy the necessities only. I can not afford to buy meat and some of the other type groceries that the people on assistance can. This just doesn't seem fair? It seems that maybe I could have more if I worked less and depended on assistance.
People need to work or try because they are just lazy and don't want to do crap.
This needs to stop. I hate that all of us hard working people have to pay for everything and work for or things and young lazy people are just recieving it. Also the obama care and what not.