You can sit at home in Alabama and not work


You can sit at home in  Alabama and not work and draw $23,310.00 from welfare benefits!!! That is $11.21  per hour for a 40 hour week.  In Alabama welfare benefits pay $1.11 more  than Obama's minimum wage of $10.10. Why work????



Read this carefully


The Cato Institute is a well known & respected conservative "Think    Tank".  



They released a study showing that welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job in 33 states and the District of Columbia. Even worse, welfare pays more than $15 per hour in 13 states.


According to the study, welfare benefits have increased faster than minimum wage.  It's now more profitable to sit at home than it is to earn an honest day's pay.


Hawaii is the biggest offender, where welfare recipients earn $29.13 per hour, or a $60,590 yearly salary, all for doing nothing. 


Here is the list of the states where the pre-tax equivalent "salary" that welfare recipients receive is higher than having a job: 


1.  Hawaii :      $60,590

2.  District of      Columbia : $50,820

3.  Massachusetts :      $50,540

4.  Connecticut : $44,370

5.  New York :      $43,700

6.  New      Jersey : $43,450 

7.  Rhode Island : $43,330

8.  Vermont : $42,350

9.  New  Hampshire : $39,750

10.Maryland: $38,160

11.California: $37,160 

12.Oregon: $34,300

13.Wyoming:      $32,620

14.Nevada: $29,820 

15.Minnesota: $29,350

16.Delaware: $29,220

17.Washington:  $28,840

18.North Dakota: $28,830

19.Pennsylvania: $28,670 

20.New Mexico : $27,900

21.Montana:      $26,930

22. South Dakota : $26,610

23.Kansas: $26,490

24.Michigan: $26,430 

25.Alaska:    $26,400

26.Ohio: $26,200

27.North Carolina :  $25,760

28.West Virginia : $24,900

29.Alabama: $23,310 . . . . . equivalent of $11.21 per hour @ 40 hour week per year!  

30.Indiana: $22,900

31.Missouri: $22,800

32.Oklahoma: $22,480 

33.Louisiana:      $22,250

34.South Carolina : $21,910 


Now do you think we should reform welfare? 


Why not share this info with your registered voter responsible friends!


  The November VOTE is not far away!






If numbers from Cato Institute are right. Why work??? 


  No wonder "unemployment" is so high.   Obama and the 'Dems' are creating lots of dependent 'Democratic' voters by giving away your tax dollars! What this country needs are jobs!!!!!


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  • Yep, my S.S.D. increased a whole $14.00 a year.  Don't ever get hurt on the job. I know accidents occur like what happened to me and I thought I was being careful.  My lifestyle has gone down the tubes. But I also don't get rent help or food stamps.

  • I see the same thing and note that the AARP, a seniors support group would rather support abortion than the seniors! Now I hear that food stamps went up by about 13% and my SSI increase was only less than two percent because I worked and contributed to it! See how we need to be aware of organizations like the AARP? There are others now that have honor. Oh, for supporting Obama they got 10 billion!

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