Why doesn't more money from the welfare budget go to promote jobs?

If more job opportunities can be created then the individuals who would have been on welfare would benefit from having a job and in the long term the costs of providing the stimulus to create work would surely be outweighed by the gains made from income tax. What are your thoughts?

Asked By: Tallen - 7/23/2011
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Why would an individual work minimum wage just to have his/her income deducted for health-care coverage, Social Security, FICA, & State tax while an individual on welfare receives slightly more than minimum wage without all the deduction & reduced benefits? Is it not better to sit in the couch all day than having to... More
Answered By: Blanco y egro - 7/23/2011
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Libs don't want the work. They want your money.
Answered By: The Inconvenient Muslim - 7/23/2011
If we had jobs to go around like that welfare would be irrelevant. The so called welfare budget is a joke and would not pay for 1 hour of corporate welfare to the rich.
Answered By: mrjonessr41 - 7/23/2011
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