"Thank you, but you misunderstand, I get SSI currently. However, I only receive a total of $75 after rent.What we need is documentation for my husband's health problems, so that he can get medicaid and on SSI himself, and get badly needed…"
"We won't stop looking, although we've yet to find anything. We're going to try to put aside $5-10 every month until we can afford to send him to a doctor, because once he gets to a doctor, we'll have proof, and once we have…"
"Horrible or not, that's reality. They do not care that I was abused by my parents and left within a week of being 18, with not idea where to go. They don't care that my husband was rejected at 11 by his adoptive family for not being what…"
"I asked about that once, I was told that that isn't their problem. They told me that if someone truly needed care, they wouldn't still be alive after 5 years, and that I had to have family or someone who could cover the cost of an…"
"No local church will help anyone who isn't a member of that church. Our church has said that now that we receive aid, they will no longer be helping us. My bishop told me it is his responsibility to preserve funds for people who "can…"
"I don't think it's possible to prevent everyone from falling through the cracks, Vertigo. I think continuing to try hurts the poor more than you know. It's awful, but it's true. In my experience, less people are willing to help…"
"Actually, she is correct on the part about outdated attitudes causing more men to be homeless, sort of. Men are expected to be able to take care of and provide for themselves. People are less likely to consider them victims and more likely to…"
"In the third world or historically, sure men had more resources and women had next to none. Today, and in developed society, however, that is not so. In my state, as a woman, I have access to housing, job training, medical treatment, financial…"
"See, this is anecdotal. (no offense) What I gave may have been unsourced, but it was NOT unverifiable and it came from valid news sources, studies, and other searchable sources. None of it was stories from MY life, although I had plenty I could…"
"Warning to ALL nerdfighters: Narrow/close-minded Asshole alert. Everyone should steer clear of this obvious ass, as he has no compassion, understanding, and can not differentiate between the repentant and the truly awful, or between people…"
"Every piece of evidence presented came from studies I have read over the course of months, however, my computer got a virus the other day, so I can't use it and get the history, and this computer can't handle more than one tab and…"
"In America, I'd have to say guys. I know that women face a number of real challenges and old attitudes, and I don't think that's right.
Men, however, face a number of subtle and acceptable forms of discrimination. They are…"
"I wasn't responding to you, and I've no idea what you are talking about. I was answering OP's original question. I wasn't talking about overpopulation, or anyone's kids, or any form of punishments... I'm confused…"
"Christmas should have the same rights as any other religious holiday. No one complains about menorahs and stars of David at a Jewish store or in a Jewish teachers classroom. Very few would object to a Buddha statue or a…"
"Peter Pan/Peter and Wendy. Fell in love with the Mary Martin stage version on video at age two. By age 4 I'd taught myself to read well enough that I read the original book, and loved it even more. By age 7 I wrote a 9 page essay on the…"