Jesse Jackson on welfare
Jesse Jackson has always been a great civil rights activist. He is a perfect role model for disadvantaged people. The poor, disillusioned and disenchanted have always been addressed by Jesse Jackson. His diversified agreements and negotiations with Wall Street, all speak for it. Reverend Jesse Jackson gave a brilliant speech at the convention of 1988 which proved his eloquence. Jesse Jackson Jr advised to call the outcast and load on people and taught the poor to be somebody from nobody. The underclass people got their voice to speak against their disadvantages under the leadership of Jesse Jackson Jr.
Jesse Jackson wanted to focus on the welfare of needy families having dependent children and Reverend Jesse Jackson also spoke of stopping AFDC as it incurred a cost of about 17 billion per year. Jesse Jackson questioned the payment of $230 billion to the dependent corporations by the AFDC-aid. Corporate welfare supports the poor mothers excessively because they do not vote with their broken heart.
The poor are not filled up with laziness; rather they take up nasty jobs. They dedicate day long hard work to clear up our streets. Reverend Jesse Jackson notice that the conditions of the poor are worsening day by day. In the hospitals it is they who clear the floors and work for our better medication including emptying our bedpans. Unfortunately they are not aided in their sickness. Even the beds are not affordable by them. They have been suffering from wage cut-offs for nearly 20 years. There has been a dearth of work for their youngsters and is not easy to get loans for their homes. Jesse Jackson advised not to abandon them although Washington has done so.
When asked about Jesse Jackson’s course of action as a mayor of a city, Reverend Jesse Jackson replied that the poor communities would be declared an emergency state and he would deal with the rate of unemployment, T.B rate and rate of mortality. Jesse Jackson added that he would be going to open foods store houses and medical tents. Enlargement of city departments to heal and feed people would also be in his agenda. Any kind of injustice would be dealt by the national guards and welfare of the common people would always be preferred. People would be punished for not picking up garbage. There is no use of the army coming down to look for slum land lords.
Jesse Jackson Jr along with David Bullock protested with 50 people and Detroit against the welfare limits recently passed.
Under the leadership of Jesse Jackson transportation and food were mobilized in a colder Detroit and Ohio had been deeply hit by recession and was visited by Jackson. Reverend Jesse Jackson said that recession and destitution affected people need help. Some of the local clergy members joined Jesse Jackson Jr criticized Gov. Rick Snyder by whom the welfare benefits cap was signed for 4 years.
Jesse Jackson urged the government to set up a commission from the White House on poverty. Along with 50 supporters Jesse Jackson declared war against poverty in front of the office of the governor of the Detroit. Just after a few days the state cut off 40,000 residents of Michigan from cash help.
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