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Why does the misconception that people who get Food stamps don't work continue?


Out of those that get EBT/SNAP/Food stamps 60% have employed adults in the household. Also 20% of those getting those benefits are unable to work due to being elderly or disabled. So that leaves very few that are actually not working while getting assistance. On top of that 90% of those able to work were in fact working in the year before, so they have also paid into the tax dollars that contribute to the system. So why do so many still believe most people who get EBT are just lazy people who don't want to work? Photo source - Jerk I'm related to that is on my facebook

 

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    Annsalo 14 months ago

    People that think like you scare me. You are ignoring the facts of how hard it is to actually get disability in this country. You are also ignoring how little welfare actually provides. Some take advantage, but welfare gives very little if employed!

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