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The extraordinary experiment that
proves the welfare state has lost
its way: **

Daily Mail [UK], by Melissa Kite

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 8/11/2013 7:47:13 PM

When we first meet Karen, star of a new Channel 4 documentary, she is driving a huge, silver Nissan people-carrier. The 54-year-old grandmother is smartly dressed in fashionable clothes, jewellery and sports an immaculate manicure. But neither her car nor her clothes are paid for by her wages. Instead, Karen is among the 20 million people claiming benefits in Britain. (Snip) Karen was a care assistant for 22 years, but has been out of work for seven years, during which time she has claimed £155-a-week disability living allowance. Her car, too, is paid for by the state.

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**In a new documentary, benefit claimants are challenged to live on handouts applied when welfare state began in 1949. The results will astonish and infuriate you

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bmw50, 8/11/2013 10:35:18 PM     (No. 9469262)

This kind of dependency benefits the Democrat Party... so they grow it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: richwill, 8/11/2013 11:24:19 PM     (No. 9469294)

Not coming to America, it is already here.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/11/2013 11:39:33 PM     (No. 9469304)

Yep - those might swimmers of the ´undocumented´ state will soon demand a vehicle to go with the rest of the freebies and well as all of the other welfare kings and queens. Can´t let the Brits have the upper hand.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/12/2013 1:08:48 AM     (No. 9469343)

A car ? Are you kidding ?

Seems like the article is only about the disabled and not the immigrants collecting because they have seven kids.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/12/2013 10:08:36 AM     (No. 9469729)

All welfare should be a bare existence, not a free ride in luxury!

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