Untold Stories: Uncover 3 Common Myths About Welfare Recipients

“She has eighty names, thirty addresses. She’s got Medicaid, getting food stamps, and she is collecting welfare under each of her names. Her tax-free cash income is over $150,000... drives a pink Cadillac to cash her welfare checks at the liquor store”

- Ronald Wilson Reagan, 40th President of the US

How do you feel about Reagan’s view of the Welfare Queen? With the use of certain terms like "pink cadillac", do you think he is hinting at a certain race? Like him, there are many that believe this narrative about those that receive government assistance. In their eyes, recipients are people who are too lazy to work or look for a job, deviously sell their benefits for cash, frivolously spend on materialistic things, and contently wait on the next handout.


Let me tell you why I disagree as I challenge 4 Common Myths About Welfare Recipients:

But First, The Untold Narrative...