People who use the money they receive on things not necessary for their families constitutes as abusing their aid. Lawmakers and the public alike state that drug testing might be beneficial to prevent tax money from being funneled into illegal activity it does not guarantee that these people will not spend their money on other legal recreational activities and substances. Finally, lawmakers have yet to determine what the restriction and punishments should be for those who can not or have not passed their drug tests. The degree of punishment that would be indicative of a possible rehabilitation of the individual without also punishing the children of that home (Pollack,2006). Each of these reasons is a primary cause of the controversy that have prevented most states from enforcing drug testing before receiving benefits.
There are on average 52,404 deaths in the US each year.This should be eye awakening, but yet the government doesn’t care. Required drug screenings would help lower the use of drugs. Senator David Vitter argues, “Requiring screenings would give addicts a key incentive to seek help so that they can once again be healthy, support their own families, and make positive contributions to our society”(Welfare drug testing 2). If people are truly concerned about getting the help they need, welfare, than they need to be serious enough to get help from drugs. Druggies are getting free food and free everything else but yet are contributing nothing to society.
These many parts of the community only tell drug users the positive effects that drugs have and leave out many of the negatives. For those who sell and manufacturer drugs giving them in many cases income that is under the table and untaxed. Addiction and drug use is big business for the federal and state governments creating jobs from police to the DEA. “The fact is all drugs can contribute to dysfunctions in society.” The Functionalist theory needs to develop social stability within society and its wellbeing to preserve the culture. That is why drugs generate such controversy among the citizens (University of Minnesota Libraries 2016 &
Federal Law does not require children to be vaccinated, but it is up to the states to decide if children must be vaccinated in order for a child to enroll at school. Diekema states that, “All but two states allow... personal belief exemption from school vaccination requirements.” Most states offer a personal belief exemption which allows parents to enroll their children in school without getting them vaccinated. Not getting children vaccinated poses as a danger to the other students if one child who has not been vaccinated gets a contagious disease. Vaccinations have had an impact in preventing infectious
Approximately 48,472,800 Americans live in poverty: 15.2% of the population. Poverty is clearly an ongoing issue in today’s society. Many people today look down upon, and think badly of, those who are impoverished. Intolerance of poverty is an attitude held by most characters in “The Jacket”. These attitudes reflect the current intolerance towards poverty and persist throughout the story.
However, at the present, local schools are lured too strongly by the cash generated by selling soda and junk food to the students. I can understand that due to having Patrick Sullivan (who is hired by Coca-Cola) as your campaign advisor, you could possibly have been in favour of Coca-Cola and soft drinks at the time you vetoed the proposal to ban unhealthy products in schools. However, health comes before economic and financial factors. What is the point of making so much money out of a policy that ruins people’s lives and potentially could lead to killing them? Politicians all over the USA are blinded with money and they have, without carefully thinking about the devastating consequences that will soon lie before them, hastily put to an end a contentious battle over junk food with a swift stroke of a pen.
There have been SNAP beneficiaries accused of cheating the system by receiving a greater benefit or exchanging SNAP benefits for cash. The highest payment accuracy that SNAP reached was at 96.19% in 2012 according to the USDA analysis. As we all know it is illegal to trade SNAP benefits for cash, but it still happens and attracts attention to many. Therefore, fraud and abuse in SNAP benefits will always be a political factor that has made Congress improve The Agriculture Act of 2014 SNAP program by reducing fraud which actually has happened because in 2014 fraud rates has been at its lowest. On the other hand, a major economical factor that has influenced the development of The Agriculture Act of 2014 SNAP program would be the implementation of slashing SNAP benefits which will have an affect many vulnerable citizens in the United States.
Several believe college loans should be apologized, and never to be paid for. Robert Applebaum, a graduate from Fordham University School of Law, began a petition regarding Congressman Hansen Clarke “Student Loan of Forgiveness Act” arguing how college students should be forgiven any college debt. Which in his article, “Debate on Student Loan Debt Doesn 't Go Far Enough” demonstrating how there student loans are drowning college students, instead of helping out the economy. Also, how each working class has different incomes due to working wages. Justin Wolfers, who is an economist at
Back then in “The Plague” they could not do much as of “helping” them out with that disease. We have the cure for everything that is out there, but the government wants you to sell your soul to get it. Let that sink in for a minute okay. The government has SO MUCH MONEY, how come our school or we still in debt are not well up to date? They keep putting money down on things that does not help us out.
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” By Emma Lazarus (1883). No undocumented person should be treated as a criminal. Undocumented immigrants arise in the United States due to the lack of opportunities in their homeland, and they know America is a nation where a dream can become real. Those individuals willingly perform jobs that nearly all Americans refuse to do; they are reliable people, pay taxes, and help America’s economy. Yet, should undocumented immigrants be granted a path to citizenship?
His idealism made him difficult to compromise and stubborn, and he was convinced in his own right. Wilson Tackles the Tariff The triple wall of privilege against tariffs, the banks, and the trusts. Wilson did not send his presidential message over to Capitol, but appeared in person presenting his appeal, which was unprecedented. The Underwood Tariff reduced rates significantly, Wilson urged the people to hold elected representatives in line, and popular opinion allowed the bill to pass. The tariff reduced import fees and was a landmark in tax legislation, and due to the 16th amendment, there was a graduated income tax, so the revenue from taxes made up for the lost tariff
Without the assistance of the foreign countries attempts at also harnessing the border crossing issues, just in sheer landmass alone, the attempts will be futile, and show little progression. Predominantly on the southern border with Mexico, the United States has seen their border security free-ride off of the mass flow of money and resources which have been brought toward the borders in order to properly secure and file illegal contraband, along with people. Not only do the foreign countries free ride off of the federal funding placed into national security, but the states bordering these countries seem to be making an attempt as well, but requesting more funding federally in order to supplement the state budget for law enforcement. Requesting military hardware, has become a prime fight in order to protect the borders, and a more protected line will still benefit both sides of the