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Does it end of the spectrum seventeen million homes live below the poverty line last year.
Despite the fact that federal welfare spending is well over one trillion dollars.
If you think this number is -- and get ready for this turns out when you break this fall down it's actually more profitable to collect welfare than it is to earn a salary.
Here to break down some of the numbers -- -- from the Fox Business Network good morning in San draft and right okay so the government broke down these numbers and they say the cash value of welfare spending and -- as.
Is -- 167000.
Dollars per day per household and compare that to the median household and they're bring in 137.
Yet it's -- are really shocking numbers mrs.
-- by the Republicans out of the Senate Budget Committee really reveals just how much we're spending in these federal programs.
Compared to what the average income is in this country.
It might be more profitable just to be on the welfare programs in this country -- here's the numbers as a spending per day.
By the government about a 168 dollars and his program -- median net income is nursing a 137.
Dollars per household.
When you break that down to an hourly basis you're talking about spending per hour just over -- -- over thirty dollars.
Any median income -- -- Heather is 25 dollars in this country's so.
Those that are fully armed with federal.
Spending programs -- the foul where welfare programs in this country right now.
Are earning more than the average.
While earning a salary system really shocking numbers and not much incentive to get up and go to work every -- not exactly and these numbers are only going up and these numbers are going up big time welfare payments in this country up 33%.
When you look back over the past four years.
Since 2008 the -- -- to 746.
That's up from 563.
Billion dollars in 2008.
Lots of money and in fact I was just looking -- and at the federal welfare program right now in this country is the largest.
Budget as part part of part of the overall budget the largest budget item on the government's.
Proposal yet and then a much smaller portion -- comes from state level taxes but that's only -- to go up as programs like Medicaid which is shared state federal program.
So you can get it paid -- -- -- -- -- any here even just talking about food stamps and that that mayor -- bunkers been trying to live on thirty dollar today.
Really not an accurate -- -- of what it's like to live on federal programs because you have to combine that.
With the state programs Heather which amounts to a lot more money when you're talking about that's of the spending level in this country.
Is just ballooning and and food stamp programs as we've been talking about.
About some alarming statistic alone we hear that story about the mayor trying to live on thirty bucks not realistic now that the publicity stop a little back our right Sandra Smith from the Fox Business Network thank you so -- is great to see yet.
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