Before welfare people were motivated by an uncomfortable feeling known as hunger! If you were capable of working and chose not to then you went hungry! America could use a little more of this policy for people that can but choose not to work!
The state of the American welfare system after Barack Obama is beyond sad. Many have become used to living off other people. They’re too lazy to get a job and earn their own money. We as Americans are willing to help those who can’t help themselves. Not lazy bums just out to loaf and take handouts.
President Trump just made the life of welfare leeches a lot harder with a new policy he implemented.
According to Breitbart:
President Donald Trump’s administration has decided to restore work requirements for welfare under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
Under the Department of Health and Human Services, The Office of Family Assistance issued a memorandum to states notifying them of the restoration of work requirements, rescinding a 2012 Obama-era loophole allowing states to request a waiver.
“Re-emphasizing the work requirements in the welfare program means once again promoting gainful employment and economic independence as goals for every family,” said Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families Steven Wagner in a statement. “The waiver option offered by the Obama administration is being replaced today by an expectation that work should always be encouraged as a condition for receiving welfare.”
Republicans famously passed work requirements for welfare recipients during the Clinton administration, but the Obama administration wanted to loosen them for individual states.
According to a release from the HHS, Ohio was the only state that applied for a waiver, which was never granted by the Obama administration. The state was informed today that their request was denied.
“Our agency is committed to helping low-income families transition from welfare to work,” said Office of Family Assistance Director Clarence Carter. “We cannot achieve the goal of self-sufficiency if meaningful work participation is divorced from welfare cash assistance.”
The thing is, I don’t think any Americans have a problem with people being on welfare if they truly need it. And some people really do need it. I have a huge problem with people who use it as their life’s income because they don’t want to work and think it’s OK to keep having kids just so they can stay on welfare. The system needs fixing.
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