The idea that those who live in poverty are mooches is a myth created to divide the masses so that the ones who actually are leaching off the economy can continue to do so undisturbed. Under current tax law, Amazon, with over $11 billion in profit, pays nothing in federal taxes, but instead receives a rebate of $129 million. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is to thank for the massive benefits seen by corporations this tax season.
This. We are angry at the wrong people. I’ve had to accept food stamps at times in my life. People don’t realize that often, you have to be working or actively seeking work to receive them, and you don’t get much. I suppose I should have just starved after being laid off. That would make these Judgy McJudgyPants people feel better about themselves.