Taxpayers in the United States have to work hard in order to pull the liberal gimme wagon. Our families have less of our hard-earned money because we must provide for the indolent dreamers who live off the welfare state.
Basically, we toil away at grueling jobs so that the welfare class doesn’t have to. What’s truly despicable is that our earnings do not always go to people that truly need it. In fact, millions of taxpayer dollars wind up being funneled into food stamp fraud schemes every year.
But don’t bother bringing up these facts to the left! If you point out these valid criticisms of the food stamp program you just hate the poor because you’re an evil capitalist. Probably a racist too.
However, one state has had enough of giving welfare benefits to people who do nothing to earn it. In West Virginia, the gravy train is coming to a stop.
The state Senate voted 27-6 to require West Virginia residents, ages 18-49 who are not disabled, pregnant, or military veterans and do not have dependent children, to work a minimum of 20 hours per week to receive food stamp benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
The bill already passed the West Virginia House in a 78-19 vote.
With our current economy, welfare recipients should have no problem fulfilling these requirements. Unlike the Obama presidency, there’s a help wanted sign on every window these days, thanks to President Trump.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with this program since it’s specifically targeting the slackers.
If Liberals still want to criticize this bill, they should look into what Bill Clinton had to say on the subject. Even Slick Willy supported this type of legislation, signing the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act in 1996. Authored by Republicans, this bill required welfare recipients to, you guessed it, take some personal responsibility and work in order to receive welfare.
With the economy booming, there should be no excuse for able-bodied Americans to not find some kind of employment to earn their SNAP benefits and to eventually get off welfare entirely.
We need a reassertion of America’s work ethic, and that is just what this bill intends to do.
Let’s hope this is the beginning of the great unwinding of the Food Stamp Redistribution boondoggle. Next up, maybe we can begin drug testing welfare recipients. If you can’t pee clean, you get no green!