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Rotavele November 4th, 2014 6:37pm

Do you view it negatively for working single mothers to be on government assistance?

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KatG Liberal in Ohio
11/04/14 12:09 pm

If they are working, that shows they are trying, so no, I do not look down on them.

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KudosToYou California
11/04/14 12:11 pm

Husband got old, turned Republican as they supposedly do, left his wife for a young blonde.

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FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
11/04/14 11:44 am

I think they are the best example showing the need & value of Gov assistance.

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DuckAndCower
11/04/14 4:47 pm

I see it as a negative that anyone who is working should need government assistance. It means that taxpayers are subsidizing an employer's unwillingness to pay a fair wage.

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WildRice With a side of sass
11/04/14 12:59 pm

How about the husband was killed in action fighting over seas. Is that legit or are they still leaching?

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kimberlyhope Florida
11/04/14 4:53 pm

No. She's working. And everyone knows minimum wage is not enough to live on when you're a single mother. If she's working and trying to provide for herself/her family I don't see what's wrong with it.

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iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
11/04/14 6:25 pm

how would she know he would leave? And you mean "never should have BRED".

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jmw7477 Indiana
11/04/14 2:13 pm

If they are working or going to school full time, then I'm fine with it. If they're not doing either, then no.

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swervin Maryland
11/04/14 1:39 pm

If he died while fighting overseas, I assume you are talking about the military. Our life insurance policy is 400k and an additional 100k for a child child. (If you chose). So the wife has 500k. That would last the average person 10 years at least

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swervin Maryland
11/04/14 1:41 pm

I made it pretty clear. As long as they are working, fine. School is not work. If she wants to do to school, she should work too. 1-2 online classes a year will yield a degree eventually.

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nnifer Alpha Quadrant
11/04/14 5:05 pm

I view it negatively that she needs public assistance even though she works.

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hrankta
11/04/14 12:11 pm

Not if they are widows or it is supplemental to their working. Yes, if they keep popping out kids to different men (my ex's sister).

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EarlyBird Portland
11/04/14 12:17 pm

Exactly this ^

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swervin Maryland
11/04/14 1:36 pm

As long as they are working. I do not mind. The second they decide that not working is ok, then I have a problem.

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KatG Liberal in Ohio
11/04/14 10:04 pm

No, that's not what I said. The question was if she was working and drawing assistance. I answered the q that was asked.

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LordAF
11/04/14 7:50 pm

No, they are working as hard as they can but need the financial aid.
This is what welfare was originally intended for :)

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chinito Florida
11/04/14 10:50 pm

If she has 4 kids from 3 different fathers, I definitely look at it unfavorable.
If her husband died or left her I look at it favorable.

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EarlyBird Portland
11/04/14 7:23 pm

Nobody said that, neuron.

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WildRice With a side of sass
11/04/14 2:11 pm

I don't have an intimate knowledge of that but I was just trying to point out to rons that not all single mothers messed up and there shouldn't been an immediate jump to conclusions.

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Rotavele Alabama
11/04/14 3:31 pm

Or the dad just left and gave up responsibility

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vin woof
11/04/14 5:01 pm

She never should have breed with the guy that left. Hopefully he's paying child support.

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swervin Maryland
11/04/14 7:57 pm

I agree with Mc88. I may not agree with cowboy on a lot of things but that doesn't sound like him at all. It sounds more like a rotavele.

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rons screw politicians
11/04/14 11:47 am

Why are they single?

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mc88 Cleveland OSU
11/04/14 6:15 pm

That username doesn't seem like Cowboys MO

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FarmerManE djent
11/04/14 7:18 pm

I think this is one of the few things that is acceptable

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Rotavele Alabama
11/04/14 9:42 pm

Then maybe she should have abor- ah shit, forgot republicans don't support that either.

Well maybe she should have thought about that before being a woman with a working vagina.

fifteenletters ima troll
11/04/14 5:33 pm

Yes, but not because she is working. I don't believe in government handouts.

rons screw politicians
11/04/14 12:08 pm

No, more like sperm donor and moved on to donate some more.

WildRice With a side of sass
11/04/14 2:12 pm

But swervin I'm glad there is something for military wives and families :) thank you for clarifying

Rotavele Alabama
11/04/14 9:44 pm

(That wasn't towards you by the way, Nifer.)

iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
11/04/14 9:46 pm

Ok, so what if she was working a comfortable job and then got laid off and could only find a minimum wage gig? And the father left when he found out she was laid off.

TigerShark47 Missouri
11/04/14 8:18 pm

I don't have a problem with it, as long as she is providing for her family, and not wasting her money while expecting the government to take care of her and the kids.

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
11/04/14 1:15 pm

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Nemacyst No Lives Matter
11/04/14 1:16 pm

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rons screw politicians
11/04/14 3:34 pm

Why are 74 percent of black children born to single mothers, where are the baby daddies? Maybe being a baby daddy to another kid? No child support, just you!

vin woof
11/04/14 9:51 pm

I know. Sorry I usually proof read before I post. Because more times than not pregnancies are accidental. I did a poll about it and the majority agreed on it. Best to be capable and able to afford having kids. Its a shame when it's not the case.

BlazeKing420
11/04/14 12:25 pm

mAh w3lfare m8 o sh00t. forget welfare and work m9

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
11/05/14 3:19 am

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swervin Maryland
11/05/14 3:24 am

And I don't think cowboy is. Lol.

arielb SoCal, so Cal
11/05/14 9:37 am

Negatively, but in this sense: she should be paid a living wage. Why must the gov't subsidize businesses by making up the difference? That cost and risk should belong to the business, not the gov't.

nnifer Alpha Quadrant
11/05/14 12:17 pm

To Clarify: I think people who work a full time job, should be allowed the dignity of not having to apply for help. Employers should pay a living wage.

iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
11/04/14 6:23 pm

what if she's working a minimum wage job?

iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
11/04/14 6:26 pm

so if someone is not working it means they aren't trying? finding employment is not as simple for some people as you may think

chinito Florida
11/04/14 10:47 pm

Maybe if we had lower taxes and less regulations the employer would be able to pay more