Boston Bombers got $100k+ family stimulus plan
The Boston Herald previously broke the story that the Boston Bombers and their families were on welfare until last year.
Now the Herald has some more details, apparently based on documents produced to Massachusetts legislators by the Patrick administration, Tsarnaev family received $100G in benefits:
The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section 8 housing from 2002 to 2012, the Herald has learned.
“The breadth of the benefits the family was receiving was stunning,” said a person with knowledge of documents handed over to a legislative committee today.
The state has handed over more than 500 documents to the 11-member House Post Audit and Oversight Committee, which today met for the first time and plans to call in officials from the Department of Transitional Assistance to testify.
I can’t wait to see who defends this.
I have my suspicions:
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Yes, now we know why reporting facts is no longer common practice as it’s being characterized as ‘exploitation’ by the loony left.
The dumbing down of America continues.
Frankly, I’d use any excuse – any excuse – to attack government assistance programs. As I tell everybody, the first thing the first group of Pilgrims did upon landing was to build a building to house the welfare office, Section 8 office, etc.
When the second ship arrived, the Pilgrims debarked and went to the welfare office and said “gimme my free stuff”. And Pilgrim John said “I want to marry Pilgrim William”.
Isn’t this how life in the Massachusetts colony started?
Besides this set of terrorists, who else is funded by refusing to make food stamps harder to turn into cash? I guess the Obama logic is his people need public funding for drugs and booze, which keeps our hospitals and psych wards making large profits.
Of course Holder’s drug cartels are happy also, that the public keeps the juice flowing into the arms of their addicted city dwellers, keeping the compliant Obama voter seduced and controlled. (I assume the cartels belong to Holder, since he issued 2500 “assault rifles” to the murderous mob in Mexico.
Every time Obama decrees the poor have new “rights” (housing, health care, food stamps, phones, internet), someone else acquires of new “OBLIGATION” to pay for that. It’s the new slavery, and Obama is lovin’ it.
What every “slave” wants is
freedomtheir own slave. 😉
Well, why aren’t ALLLLL media attacking “assistance programs”, which the Obamabanana Republic has ruthlessly stripped of limits and driven into outright collusion with foreign government (c.f., Mexico)?
If…I say IFFFFF…Media Mutters was anything other than a propaganda mimeograph for the Collective, they would be asking WHY we ALLOW people like the “Tsarnaev family” to stay here, much less subsidize them.
Again, this shows a complete failure on the part of the Obami to secure the U.S., and is just another failure in a series of failures. Nappy Jan Napolitano should be cashiered TODAY.
Now it is all clear: How were those good folks supposed to assimilate on such a pittance?
I think you are joking, but the point is that if they were receiving less they would have to assimilate or starve.
Since welfare payments allow them to live comfortably (and living on USA welfare is especially generous by Kyrgyistan/Chechen standards), they did not need to assimilate.
Absolutely this proves that our welfare and safety net programs are way too underfunded because Republicans hate immigrants. If they had received more, say $300,000 in benefits, maybe they wouldn’t hate us so much.
We need to give these people more so they will like us.
100k seems way low. I was expecting 5 times that number.
How many of them were there? 6, 7?Mom, Dad, 2 bombers, 2 daughters, and Katherine. This is for a period of 10 years.
They were taking foods stamps and Section 8 as per the article, but they qualify for and may have been taking child care credits, Obamaphone, energy vouchers, unemployment, Medicaid/Romneycare, and Earned Income tax credits among others. Welfare benefits are very generous in this country, & doubly so in Massachusetts.
In all the years since we came to the United States, my family has never accepted government assistance, not one jot. My mother worked from the time she came until the day she retired, ignoring the welfare slackers who mocked her on the way to the subway on many a cold winter In NYC. We never got food stamps, welfare dollars, Section 8. In those days, immigrants knew that America’s streets were paved with gold that you mined by the sweat of your brow. So, we all worked our arses off, and we never once bit the hand that America extended to us. We never sought to destroy her. We did not ask the schools to maintain our language or culture. That was for us to do.
Now, these leeches come with their hands out, and the slavers in government fill the hands of the entitled with the money Americans sweated to earn. In stead of thanking us, the look down on us and try to kill us as an act of worship to some obscene Ashtoreth.
It’s not “government assistance”. It’s redistributive change or welfare and it causes dissociation of risk which sponsors corruption of both the benefactor and beneficiary. The need to control progressive corruption is the justification to limit involuntary exploitation to rehabilitation, and voluntary exploitation (e.g. charity) for assistance. The government and its agents, both in the public and private sectors, due to proximate and emotional separation, cannot process either rehabilitation or “charity” without also sponsoring corruption.
The government’s focus should be on oversight and legislating the conditions for universal employment (not outcome). That does not mean that the government has control over people’s lives, labor (and its product), etc. from conception to grave.
Government “assistance” programs are the problem, not the solution. They sponsor and defend corruption.
People are demanding the wrong relief, and opportunistic men and women are happy to sponsor their corruption.
Forward… to dysfunctional convergence.
The Tsarnaevs are just committing the crimes that native Americans won’t do…
By the way, isn’t this the perfect storm of absurdity?
We brought in Chechyans seeking “asylum” from the Islamists back home who had no problem going back and forth. We gave them large amounts of money and got NOTHING positive in return. The politically correct structure in greater Boston then allowed them to be radicalized while the government intentionally turned a blind eye.
This is a microcosm of everything wrong with Obamamerica.
And yet the “Gang of Eight” proposes a tenfold increase in immigration over the next ten years!
Yep, we’re on the path to continued erosion, decline and finally submission.
You young’ns will be paying the full price…
hey! The Cash-for-Clunkers program works!
It sure looks like the Senate Finance Committee is paying for Homeland Insecurity.
Okay, guys, doesn’t anybody understand the Muslim Jizya? That 100,000 dollars was Jizya, owed to them by the infidels. Just like the 1.4billion dollars the Muslim occupying the WH has spent. Did you think it was slavery reparations? NO, it is Jizya. Dumbbell infidels don’t know they owe Muslims all that welfare.Imams teach it, folks. Read http://frontpagemag.com/2013/raymond-ibrahim/muslim-cleric-calls-u-s-aid-to-egypt-jizya/
“…Just last February, for example, Anjem Choudary, an Islamic cleric and popular preacher in the United Kingdom, was secretly taped telling a Muslim audience to follow his example and get “Jihad Seeker’s Allowance” from the government—a pun on “Job Seeker’s Allowance.” The father of four, who receives more than 25,000 pounds annually in welfare benefits, referred to British taxpayers as “slaves,” adding, “We take the jizya, which is our haq [Arabic for “right”], anyway. The normal situation by the way is to take money from the kafir [infidel], isn’t it? So this is the normal situation. They give us the money—you work, give us the money, Allahu Akhbar [“Allah is Great”]. We take the money. Hopefully there’s no one from the DSS [Department of Social Security] listening to this…”
“…Historically, the jizya was money, or tribute, that conquered non-Muslims had to pay to their Muslim overlords to safeguard their existence, as indicated in Koran 9:29. As the spirit of Islam continues making a comeback, Muslims around the world continue calling for non-Muslims, especially Christian minorities under Islam, to resume paying the jizya…”
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Weren’t the MMfA ghouls the same ones that excoriated Paul Ryan for taking survivor Social Security benefits when his father died? Good grief.
These terrorists were paid more by the federal government in welfare than I still owe the federal government in student loans. That is all.