Adventures in welfare; the young and the shameless

Margaret Thatcher said that 'the problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other's people's money.' Runaway social welfare and entitlement programs designed by liberal politicians as means of creating a permanent voter base have brought the nations of the west to the brink of bankruptcy. Most of us have had to tighten our belts, work harder and make due with less, but even in these difficult times there are a lucky few who seem to thrive.The UK Daily Mail brings us the amazing tale of Kelly Marshall, a 32 year old single mother of five children (by four different fathers) and my nominee for the coveted title of 'Miss Welfare State.' Despite the fact that Ms. Marshall has never worked for a living she collects benefits and credits which provide her with the equivalent of a £39,000 salary. Miss Marshall has no plans to start working. She once went to a job centre, but quickly realized she would be financially much better off if she didn't work.‘What's the...(Read Full Post)