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Diaper duty for Calif. taxpayers? Bill
would create new welfare program

Fox News, by Sacha Janke

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/5/2014 11:53:32 PM

California is weighing a first-of-its-kind welfare program that would subsidize diapers for needy families, though some lawmakers say the plan´s a stinker. Assembly Bill 1516, written by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, a Democrat from San Diego, would create the taxpayer-backed program within the state´s existing welfare network, called CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids). Families that qualify for CalWORKS could be eligible for $80 a month to buy diapers for children under the age of 2. “When you have an identifiable problem preventing women from self-sufficiency and there is an identifiable barrier, shouldn’t we help that along when we can?”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MeiDei, 8/6/2014 12:00:31 AM     (No. 9954662)

Three dozen cloth diapers would be more economical & "green" by today´s standard with no plastic in the landfill.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TrustyTool, 8/6/2014 12:01:26 AM     (No. 9954663)

You just knew it had to be coming, right? Here, just let Big Daddy Taxpayer take care of that diaper bill. What else do you need, sweetie?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/6/2014 12:38:58 AM     (No. 9954686)

My mother always used cloth diapers, never owned a washing machine, and washed the cloth diapers by hand. Everyone survived.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/6/2014 12:59:43 AM     (No. 9954699)

Used cloth diaper service.
Creates new business.
Otherwise should call it P & G bill.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: smcchk, 8/6/2014 1:14:20 AM     (No. 9954714)

My daughter teaches in a Title 1 school. She has a new little boy (it is a year round school) who is being taken away from his mother because of abuse. He is her 7th child to be taken away. And she has a one-month old. The irresponsibility is jaw-dropping but is enabled by our welfare system. (This woman is Caucasian; the takers are a diverse bunch.) And we are told to give more.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/6/2014 1:19:45 AM     (No. 9954722)

Yeah, there it is...the ultimate role that Democrats have for taxpayers to serve their slacker chosen people...butt wipes.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/6/2014 2:08:21 AM     (No. 9954746)

It seems Gonzalez is a single mother too.

Shouldn´t fathers have to pay for diapers as part of child support ?

Have you seen the price of diapers ?
If you can´t afford diapers, school supplies, breakfast and lunch, don´t have children. It´s not rocket science.

This started with an actress crying about those poor babies needing diapers.





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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 8/6/2014 3:22:46 AM     (No. 9954764)

"Self-sufficiency" means having a kid and paying for it yourself, Ms. Gonzalez. Just because king barry can say one thing and mean another doesn´t mean that everybody is allowed to do it. Why don´t these women take the $80 a month out of the $2,500 they are saving on obamacare and call it even?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: grace1798, 8/6/2014 4:58:02 AM     (No. 9954781)

That´s funny....and ridiculous. When my kids were babies, we used cloth diapers with plastic underpants. The cost of these paper diapers is so high it´s a sin! When these things first came on the market, they didn´t cost a fortune...but now.......they are charging a fortune for formula and diapers. If I were a young mother today, they (manufacturers and retailers) would NOT get my money for those diapers and formula. There is no way I´d make them rich and I become poor.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/6/2014 5:22:52 AM     (No. 9954796)

What´s next? A law for taxpayers to wipe a parasite´s arse every time they take a dump?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: cheese, 8/6/2014 6:09:34 AM     (No. 9954815)

I can only imagine the price increases on diapers once the law took effect. Meanwhile, this is really only a step towards the final destination -- yes, let´s build residence halls for the children. That way the government can raise your children while you go to work or do whatever it is that you do during the day.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/6/2014 6:45:13 AM     (No. 9954838)

The proposed law does not go far enough. There should be provisions included in the law for monthly manicures and pedicures, also provisions for updating wardrobes. s/

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Reply 13 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 8/6/2014 7:04:17 AM     (No. 9954858)

Ah, so THAT´S the reason for minority crime, they had to wear dirty diapers all the time...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: provide, 8/6/2014 7:21:14 AM     (No. 9954880)

Diapers? If you watch footage of villiage life, children wear NO pants for a eco friendly recycling program. For the same reason, village children in China have no crotches in their pants. Give the Liberals a chance to offer familiar odors to the newcomers.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: provide, 8/6/2014 7:27:57 AM     (No. 9954891)

In addition, with $80.00 each added to the cards, how many new births of triplets and quads will be discovered? And every new claimed birth will be multiples, even some back in their home county.

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