The Death Spiral

I can't verify the validity of any of this.

These 11 States now have More People on Welfare than they have employed!

Last month, the Senate Budget Committee reports that in fiscal year 2011, between food stamps, housing support, child care, Medicaid and other benefits, the average U.S. household below the poverty line received $168.00 a day in government support. What’s the problem with that much support?

Well, the median household income in America is just over $50,000, which averages out to $137.13 a day. To put it another way, being on welfare now pays the equivalent of $30.00 an hour for a 40-hour week, while the average job pays $20.00 an hour.

1 comment:

  1. Very doubtful. Kentucky has 2.1 million people employed out of a total population of 4.3 million. The only way there are more people on welfare is if they are counting Social Security as welfare and are counting the working poor who get food stamps and medicaid.

    I don't know anyone below the poverty line with a $50,000 a year lifestyle.