What Does a Person on State Assistance Look Like?

There was a recent blog post spreading around Facebook about Food Stamps and that is what encouraged me to write this blog post. The post was about how judged a woman felt about using food stamps, because the man behind her uttered something negative about her using food stamps to pay for her groceries. It really is so sad that there are many entitled, judgmental people in this world that they think they can judge someone on a simple first glance of that person. I don’t think any of us  owe an explanation to anyone about our life nor our […]

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Should Welfare Applicants Be Drug Tested?

This is a topic that has been debated for many years and is probably derived from the stigma that associates welfare in a negative light; such as calling those on welfare “crackheads” and “drug abusers”.  The stereotype of drug abusers with welfare has been around for centuries and has created this negative feeling for those families who find themselves needing to apply for help.  Although most states have cracked down on welfare to a point where it is extremely difficult to get on TANF {Temporary Assistance for Needy Families aka Cash Assistance} there are still some who abuse the system. […]

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