Cal asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 9 years ago

Question about United States welfare??

So today my history teacher told us that there has not been welfare in the united states since the late 70's... Is that true? I am always hearing about welfare and other social aid programs... Is she stupid or just dumb?


@Abdi... I don't even know how to respond to such ignorance... Did you make it past 7th grade? Get a life... What country do you live in? I would love to insult you for where you live tough guy.

Update 2:

@Americalicious That is what I thought.. Nobody questioned her when she said it and I didn't want to because I was almost certain she was wrong... Thanks!

4 Answers

  • 9 years ago
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    United states is ****, filled with fat filthy animals who sit there and eat there 20 pound hamburgers, and dont to insult me by saying "you live in a igloo" that just also shows how uneducated you guys are. I mean really what kind of stupid animal would want to live in the us ... like honestly its a pile of **** all you do is go to war for no reason i mean can you tell me why? Oh sorry what's that you said i couldn't hear you over those gun shots.

  • 9 years ago


    The federal government mandates many forms of welfare, including Food stamps, WIC, Medicaid, housing assistance, and many others. Welfare is far more than general assistance. It's shear idiocy to claim there is no welfare in the USA.

    The earned income tax credit is welfare, as is extended unemployment benefits. Any government program that grants aid to anyone, without it being earned, like Social Security, Medicare, and regular Unemployment IS welfare.

  • 9 years ago

    He's correct. There is TANF which is a temporary form of welfare that goes to families with children and only for a short time and much less than you could live on.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Yeah you're teacher is an idiot

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