TIL that there exists a thing called “welfare avoidance grants.” March 30, 2017Posted by Erin Ptah in News Roundup.
Tags: it's the economy stupid, Politics
You see, if the government gives you cash assistance and calls it welfare, that’s a Bad Thing. But if the government gives you cash assistance and calls it welfare *avoidance*, suddenly it becomes a Good Thing.
No, seriously. Here’s a page on them in MD.
Can we do this for every social program? Build a place where down-on-their-luck people can live, and call it Homeless Shelter Avoidance Housing. Let us all sign up for Medicare Avoidance Insurance. Make the pro-lifers happy by making abortion illegal — but everyone gets access to Abortion Avoidance Procedures.