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Jack14 July 6th, 2013 6:14pm

Do you know of anyone who collects welfare/unemployment that really isn't trying to help themselves by looking for work?

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Fjolsvin Midgard
07/07/13 9:10 pm

If I did I would distance myself From them as they are dishonest and not worthy of my friendship or being considered honorable people.

HalfDozenMama in my scrapbook room
07/06/13 3:49 pm

Yes, but the majority ARE trying, of the people I personally know.

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elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/06/13 3:39 pm

Also know some under-employed w/effed up priorities that *could* make different decisions that would take them off food stamps, etc. No respect for either group when those are long time/lifestyle choices. Temp, to get thru hard times? Fine.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
07/06/13 2:57 pm

Not many people are so open about being on welfare. The people that I KNOW are either in school, in a job, or looking for a job. ACTUALLY, I know one that says they're looking for a job, but they lost unemployment when they turned one down.

angryathiest seeing double
07/06/13 1:22 pm

Is there a way to report these types of people.

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/06/13 3:43 pm

Wouldn't be necessary if required to document need consistently & regularly. Too many receiving handouts fraudulently & no one checks. Knew one that tried to get OFF food stamps cuz they finally got work again. Treated like moron for not taking free$

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/06/13 12:56 pm

I guess my answer should technically be yes - I know lots of welfare recipients who are in college gaining skills

Wes28 CBus
07/06/13 12:04 pm

Yes and it disgusts me to no end. That money should be going towards people who actually NEED it!!

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/06/13 11:42 am

Trying very hard not to be judgmental of our new next door neighbor. She did get to see her son one day a week now that looks like that's over. She sits on her woo hoo and smokes all day. We never had things stolen till she moved next door.

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smithers13228 Sin City
07/06/13 11:39 am

A ton!!! My line of work may give me an unfair insight to the truth though.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/06/13 11:42 am

My closest friend works for senior and disabled services. She comes over here and we go for a walk so she can destress.