Why are people on food assistance programs allowed to buy luxuries?
May 21, 2012
An editorial from the Wall Street Journal caused me to wonder why I have had to weekends for 6 weeks straight in order to make a deadline when 35% of my income is going to people who don't even work for a living.
Here's the anecdote the author recounts:
Recently I had to run into that store and, sizing up the three lines, chose to stand behind a woman with one item in her cart.