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  • Welfare, welfare abuse
    Jobs, drug testing and welfare
    What do these have in common? Drug testing is standard procedure in the job market today. Why? Oh why is there such opposition for such testing for welfare recipients? After all these recipients are paid with our tax dollars and if we have to pass...
  • Jesse Ventura
    Jesse Ventura: Walmart and the Walton family are the real 'welfare queens'
    Ever since Ronald Reagan coined the phrase "welfare queen" in the 1970s, it's been a buzz term for Republicans and other conservative politicians when criticizing low income Americans. In his latest blog post, former governor of...
  • Comment on waivers
    Changes to waivers need comments
    PURPOSE: To announce that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is making available for public review and comment the proposed set of amendments to the Consolidated, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Adult Autism Waivers and...
  • Michigan drug testing for welfare folks: More loopholes than not?
    Michigan drug test: Welfare recipients under suspicion for drug use to get test
    If you are receiving welfare in the state of Michigan and you are suspected of using drugs, you could be drug tested. This is the bill that Governor Rick Synder signed into legislation on Friday. The new law starts with the one-year pilot program...
  • Michigan drug test: Welfare recipients suspected of using to be tested for drugs
    Michigan drug test: Welfare recipients suspected of using to be tested for drugs
    A mandatory drug test will be rolled out to Michigan welfare recipients who are suspected of using illegal drugs. The legislation, signed Friday by Michigan governor Rick Snyder, will be piloted in three counties that have yet to be named for a...
  • The greedy among our greatest losers: the charitable among our greatest heroes
    The greedy among our greatest losers: the charitable among our greatest heroes
    Jesus’ Parable of the Last Judgment (Matthew 25:31-46) is a serious warning personally and nationally. How does it translate to our responsibilities as Christians? How does that work in our national politics? How does that translate to our...
  • Michigan senate approves welfare drug testing bill
    Will Michigan's new drug testing bill stop welfare abuse?
    According to a report Thursday from 9 and 10 News, a passed bill is sitting on the desk of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, set to enact a suspicion based drug testing program for welfare recipients. Welfare abuse may be a thing of the past if a new...
  • crack smoker
    Michigan Senate approves pilot program that would deny welfare to drug users
    On Wednesday, Michigan state legislators approved a new program that seeks to suss out drug abusers who are currently receiving assistance from the state. The fledgling pilot program would make it possible for the state to enact "suspicion...
  • 'The Wrong Piper'
    'Government Conundrums'
    My good friend Charles sent me the following bits of factual bits of information to which the label of “Conundrums” has been attached. For you of the unlearned who might be reading this, a “Conundrum” is something that...
  • Fast Food Fight
    Fast Food Fight
    Yesterday saw many fast food workers picketing across the country and they all want better wages. Most had signs saying that fast food workers should be paid 15 dollars and up to serve you. I'm sorry these people live such horrible lives but...
  • The Economy
    Two big economic principles you didn't know you believe in
    Many Americans are woefully uninformed about their own beliefs when it comes to politics and economics. Yes, you read that right. Many Americans don't know what they support and what they oppose. This idea was dramatically illustrated during...
  • Land of the Free
    Prisoner exchange at the border
    People are still trying to get into this country. Some are traveling a very long ways and enduring significant hardship to get here. For all of the complaining we do about how bad things are, people are making some incredible journeys to get to...
  • Welfare Is The New Maternity Ward
    Welfare Is The New Maternity Ward
    It seems the teenagers of the United States have the idea that it is acceptable to have sex, get pregnant, and that when they have the baby they don't have to get a job. The government is not only going to pay for them to have the baby but...
  • Octomom pleads no contest
    Octomom pleads no contest: Porn wash-up Octomom confesses to welfare fraud
    The Octomom – Nadya Denise Doud-Suleman – entered a plea of “no contest” to charges brought against the mother of fourteen. The prolific procreator was sentenced to perform 200 hours of service to her community and was...
  • welfare
    Memo to conservatives: You ARE dependent on the government; now get over it
    Conservatives, particularly those with a Libertarian bent, are fond of opposing social welfare programs because they'll create a "culture of dependency." The idea is pretty simple. If you give people things, they'll get...
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