When required to work, most welfare recipients vanish



New rules are requiring welfare recipients to work at least a few hours a week. As a result, welfare rolls are virtually disappearing as people don't show up for work:

After Maine Gov. Paul LePage's administration began enforcing work requirements in October 2014, the number of able-bodied adults receiving food aid fell from about 12,000 people to 2,680 in March 2015.

Two-thirds of Wisconsin residents subject to work rules that took effect last spring were dropped from the rolls three months later for failing to comply.

A similar pattern may already be taking shape elsewhere. In Mississippi, where the end of a statewide work waiver affected about 75,000 people this month, the state Department of Human Services says just 20% of people have been showing up for scheduled appointments.

The liberal article writer worries that these people may go hungry. If they were really hungry, they would show up for appointments for work. This exposes the sham of welfare, and the fact that most people on it don't need it.

Unfortunately, these rules only apply to a tiny minority of people on welfare:

More than 45 million people receive food stamp benefits in the U.S. But the work requirements at issue apply only to some of the fewer than 5 million recipients who are considered to be able-bodied adults ages 18 through 49 and without children or other dependents in their homes.

Can you imagine if these standards were applied to everyone? Most of the 45 million on welfare would disappear.



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