Linda Lawrence
Linda Lawrence

In Canada and the U.S., the assistance rate needs to be brought in line with the cost of living. Minimum wage keeps going up and then prices of everything go up to follow. Meanwhile we are still living on the same few pennies. How are poor people on Assistance supposed to remain employable when they can no longer afford to replace clothing, buy grooming supplies, sleep in a safe and quiet place, keep energy up with adequate nutrition, we can't afford newspapers , pay for Cable TV - because...

In Canada and the U.S., the assistance rate needs to be brought in line with the cost of living. Minimum wage keeps going up and then prices of everything go up to follow. Meanwhile we are still living on the same few pennies. How are poor people on Assistance supposed to remain employable when they can no longer afford to replace clothing, buy grooming supplies, sleep in a safe and quiet place, keep energy up with adequate nutrition, we can't afford newspapers , pay for Cable TV - because without it we have NO channels, so we are no longer connected to the community, Etc.

Tauqeer Javed
Tauqeer Javed

Majority is Authority, right time decision is what makes a shift from eco restraints to eco demands.. mostly like bullying in markets(40%, 70% ___ ).

Renee Dishman
Renee Dishman

VERY TRUE AN SAD

Christina von Sydow
Christina von Sydow

I hope that my petion will make some difference, its good that so many people sign but it needs more than that but its better to do something than not doing anything:-))!!

Yaqub Ahmad
Yaqub Ahmad

Its because USA is investing a lot on destorying other countries (for example Iraq & Afghanistan); they should invest it on bringing down food prices.

Nelson Andrews
Nelson Andrews

PLEASE ADOPT YOUR OWN AMERICAN KIDS... GIVE THEM A ROOF ABOVE THEIR HEADS AND A BELLY FULL OF FOOD.THESE STATS ARE SAD :(

Chad Sanders
Chad Sanders

we need to make many changes here at home before we help those in country's that the people don't like the U.S.A anyways.

Romeo LookingforJuliet
Romeo LookingforJuliet

SO MANY ISSUES, THAT NEEDS TO BE RESOLVED, AND NOBODY DOES ANYTHING UNTIL IT'S TIME TO VOTE FOR A PRESIDENT, SO THEY CAN BE VOTED, NOT FARE.

Romeo LookingforJuliet
Romeo LookingforJuliet

THEY SHOULD GIVE ALL THE PARENTS THE $200.00 DOLLARS THEY GAVES US ONE TIME FOR SCHOOL SURPLIES, IT CAME IN HANDY, FOR THE PARENTS IN NEED, WITH THE CHILDREN IN NEED. THAT SHOULD HAPPEN EVERY YEAR NOT ONLY WHEN A PERSON WANTS TO PRESIDENT.

Romeo LookingforJuliet
Romeo LookingforJuliet

THAT IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO TRUE, THEY R SO WORRY ABOUT THE OTHER COUNTRIES, THAT THEY ARE FORGETTING ABOUT OUR US CHILDREN, WE NEED TO BRING DOWN THE PRICES ON THE FOOD, CLOTHING, AND HOUSING, BECAUSE THE SALARY IS STAYING THE SAME, THE TRANSPORTATION IS BEEN RAISED EVERY TIME THEY MAKE A MISTAKE WE GOT TO FIX IT, AND LATER ON, THEY DO NOT LOWER THE COST DOWN AGAIN, ITS BEEN RAISED TOO MANY TIMES, TO THE TIMES IT WAS THE SAME AMOUT FOR SO MANY YEARS, IT'S GOTTEN SO BAD, THAT IF U HAVE...

THAT IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO TRUE, THEY R SO WORRY ABOUT THE OTHER COUNTRIES, THAT THEY ARE FORGETTING ABOUT OUR US CHILDREN, WE NEED TO BRING DOWN THE PRICES ON THE FOOD, CLOTHING, AND HOUSING, BECAUSE THE SALARY IS STAYING THE SAME, THE TRANSPORTATION IS BEEN RAISED EVERY TIME THEY MAKE A MISTAKE WE GOT TO FIX IT, AND LATER ON, THEY DO NOT LOWER THE COST DOWN AGAIN, ITS BEEN RAISED TOO MANY TIMES, TO THE TIMES IT WAS THE SAME AMOUT FOR SO MANY YEARS, IT'S GOTTEN SO BAD, THAT IF U HAVE MORE THAN TWO CHILDREN, A PARENT HAS TO PAY FOR THEIR TWO CHILDREN AND THEMSELF.THAT IS NOT FARE BECAUSE A CHILD DOES NOT START WORKING UNTIL THEY ARE 13 YEARS OLD. I THINK WE BETTER OFF STAYING AT HOME. WE CAN'T AFFORD IT. SOMETIMES YOU WANT TO AWARD YOUR CHILD WITH A MOVIE OUTTING, BUT YOU CAN'T BECAUSE YOU CAN AFFORD A BABYSITTER TO STAY WITH YOUR OTHER CHILDREN, OR YOU HAVE TO TAKE ALL OF YOUR CHILDREN, CAN'T AFFORD IT, WHEN A PARENT HAS TO PAY FOR ALL OF THEM. IT'S NOT FARE AT ALL.

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