I think the facts speak for themselves. 34 percent of the welfare recipients in the United States live in California. It only has 12 percent of the population. It pays out the maximum of all states in monthly cash benefits over $648 per family. This happens even when the family is working.
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/new … story.html
When you add in the fact that illegals get more benefits than American citizens, it's enough to make you crazy. "Illegal immigrants get $1,261 more welfare than American families, $5,692 vs. $4,431"
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/cashi … le/2590744
CA also is #1 in GDP (Gross Domestic Products). It contributes over 14.10% of the nation's total. The #2 state is TX which comes in at 8.76%. Per the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. If CA were a nation it's economy ranking #6 in the world!
by ga anderson 3 years ago
The controversy over birthright citizenship, (aka `Anchor babies`), seems to one of interpretation.Specifically, the 2nd hurdle to citizenship the 14th Amendment included; that the mother must be; "...subject to the jurisdiction of the United States." It appears that there are two...
by Stacie L 6 years ago
Fla. bill would ban buying sweets with food stampsBy KELLI KENNEDYupdated 2/5/2012 8:51:18 AM ETFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Florida's poor can use food stamps to buy staples like milk, vegetables, fruits and meat. But they can also use them to buy sweets like cakes, cookies and Jell-O and snack foods...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 17 months ago
Conservatives & Moderates, do you strongly contend that Liberals in America want America to bea BIG, WELFARE state? Why do Liberals contend that people should pay TAXES to support useless services & programs instead of logically & maturely realize that people should...
by Peeples 6 years ago
Why is it considered unconstitutional to drug test welfare recipients?With all the talk in the media they make it sound like it is a "Right" to do drugs. What part of doing drugs is in the constitution?
by James Smith 5 years ago
Despite how unsustainable and morally hazardous the welfare state is, it does not begin to reach the moral bankruptcy of unwavering support of the state military. For conservatives, it is good and just to complain about every government program under the sun except the military. The military is the...
by ga anderson 6 months ago
There is a discussion about penalizing businesses that hire illegal immigrants on a thread not related to that topic - so I thought it might deserve discussion.I will grab one of Wilderness' comments to start:There is currently an employee verification process. It is called E-verify. Employers...
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