I Have Compassion, But Really?

I have complete compassion and love as well as prayers for those who are hurt by any tragedy in this world, lately there seems to be a lot more than I recall being around when I was a child. I could just have been in the child state of mind where the world revolves around me, which means I wasn’t up to par on media news, but seriously, are there not more and more tragedies these days? While I am sad for families who have lost loved ones, best friends and pets I also am a realistic person who firmly […]

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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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