#1 Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change The Word “Welfare” To “Transitional Living Fund”… by Eglman 08.01.2014 12:07

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Transitional my ass, the vast majority of people who go on welfare never come off unless they are forced to.

Via CNS News:

In a brief speech on the House floor Wednesday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) hailed the war on poverty, endorsed government welfare programs, and said the “safety net has to be something for all of us.”

“Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, ‘a transitional living fund.’ For that is what it is — for people to be able to live,” she said.

Jackson Lee hailed the Earned Income Credit, food and nutrition programs, jobs training and education programs, Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act as “huge safety nets — not handouts, but safety nets, she said.

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#2 RE: Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change The Word “Welfare” To “Transitional Living Fund”… by PzLdr 08.01.2014 13:22

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Change the phrase "Sheila Jackson Lee" to "Idiot Without a Clue".

#3 RE: Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change The Word “Welfare” To “Transitional Living Fund”… by Rev 08.01.2014 20:13

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“Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, ‘a transitional living fund.’ For that is what it is — for people to be able to live,” she said.



Oh yeah, they (welfare recipients) live all right...and a good many of live high on the hog while those of us who do work, foot the bill.

I have a novel idea, let's call Welfare what it really is.

Parasitical thievery.

#4 RE: Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change The Word “Welfare” To “Transitional Living Fund”… by Cincinnatus 08.01.2014 21:20

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"transitional living fund" = Lipstick on a pig

#5 RE: Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change The Word “Welfare” To “Transitional Living Fund”… by ThirstyMan 08.01.2014 22:15

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Quote: Rev wrote in post #3

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“Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, ‘a transitional living fund.’ For that is what it is — for people to be able to live,” she said.


Oh yeah, they (welfare recipients) live all right...and a good many of live high on the hog while those of us who do work, foot the bill.

I have a novel idea, let's call Welfare what it really is.

Parasitical thievery.




Wouldn't it be grand if welfare really was transitional?

Instead of what we all know it is for far too many.

#6 RE: Dem Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Change The Word “Welfare” To “Transitional Living Fund”… by algernonpj 09.01.2014 08:50

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Quote: Cincinnatus wrote in post #4
"transitional living fund" = Lipstick on a pig



It was very shrewd of the statists / progressives to take the biblical exhortation on personal charity and morph it into a command for big government to confiscate your wealth and redistribute it (to the recipients of its choice and after a hefty distribution fee).

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