What if legislators LEGISLATED that the dollar amount of a Food Stamp monthly benefit match the amount the USDA itself says is needed to buy the amount and quality of food that keeps a person alive?
Andrew Yang, a not-for-profit and for profit entrepreneur is running for President of the United States. I for one couldn't be happier. Those who have been reading me for some time, and those who know me, know that I couldn't be sicker of the current public "assistance" system: the one that distributes insufficient amounts of [...]
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So now, are we to believe that the pro-soda, pro-diabetes, pro-obesity lobby is coming to the defense of the poor in the United States? If the anti-soda tax people cared, they'd get behind a Universal Basic Income.
In Rubio's Florida, for example, the maximum monthly welfare payment for a family is $303, even though a federal poverty line income is about $1500 a month for a family of three. That's some lifestyle.