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Is someone who chooses not to work

and chooses to live off of government assistance entitled to a home? free health insurance? a cell phone?

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:46 PM on Jan. 20, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (13)
  • good qestion, don't know what to say - possibly with medical problems there's a reason for all that. i know someone who was off of work collecting assistance and got a car loan!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:49 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  •'t have a choice, yes

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 7:50 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • People need to earn what they get, imo. Unless they have paid their fair share of taxes and have hit hard times. PA is not to live OFF of, it should only be used for a leg up.

    Answer by BEXi at 7:51 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • .Entitled? No. Capable of receiving this with relative ease? Most likely.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:51 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • dont know where you live but here in California unless you have a medical reason or a disabled child/parent that needs care you have to be activly looking for work, going to school to get a job, in a training program, or county run work programs or they dont help you and you can only do this for 5years max in your whole lifetime the months add up everytime you use it.....
    so your best bet is to use PA as a leg up to a better life and not depend on living that way forever......
    but that here dont know how it works where you live

    Answer by cara124 at 8:03 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • if they choose not to and are able bodied, then no, let them live in the streets and eat from the dumpsters. If there is a physical reason or if they are mentally incapable then it's a different ballgame.

    Answer by Carpy at 8:25 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • Stop asking these stupid questions. You already know the answer. Stop being a big crybaby.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:38 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • 5 year max here too

    Answer by angevil53 at 8:48 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • Why ask? People need to work. They can't get something for nothing. We all know that.

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 9:19 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • what is so special about a cell phone that they are constantly singled out in these rants? many people have them as their ONLY phone.

    Answer by autodidact at 10:26 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

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