Rule could cost child support debtors only income

Feb 26, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KPIC

Thousands of poor and disabled men stand to lose their only income next year because of a change in government policy that will allow states to seize every dollar of federal benefits from people who owe back child support.

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A lot of people go on dis-ability to escape their child support obligations. I am all for it, go after their assets, any kind they have. The people who pay the taxes support these people's obligations.
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Wise to think twice before sticking it in
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A lot of people go on dis-ability to escape their child support obligations. I am all for it, go after their assets, any kind they have. The people who pay the taxes support these people's obligations.
The unintended consequence though is that 250,000 men may be left destitute. They may then come on to the state's welfare (instead of the fed) rolls as a result.

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The unintended consequence though is that 250,000 men may be left destitute. They may then come on to the state's welfare (instead of the fed) rolls as a result.
I worked a number of years on the Sheriff's non-support task force and I saw every imaginable excuse for not paying child support. Most of them were living with other women. If they are able to stick in somewhere else then they are able to go to work. I have never felt sorry for anyone I arrested for non-support. When the people get tired of these free loaders and make tham own up to their obligations they will continue to doulbe dip and make the taxpayers pay them and py for their sticking it end. Wake up and see what is really going on. I only wiished I had been a judge instead of a deputy. It would have been like Judge Roy Beans' justice west of the Pecos.
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<quoted text>I worked a number of years on the Sheriff's non-support task force and I saw every imaginable excuse for not paying child support. Most of them were living with other women. If they are able to stick in somewhere else then they are able to go to work. I have never felt sorry for anyone I arrested for non-support. When the people get tired of these free loaders and make tham own up to their obligations they will continue to doulbe dip and make the taxpayers pay them and py for their sticking it end. Wake up and see what is really going on. I only wiished I had been a judge instead of a deputy. It would have been like Judge Roy Beans' justice west of the Pecos.
My point in mentioning "unintended" consequences is not to garner sympathy for these guys ( I never missed one support payment in the 13 years I was obligated and for me it is a simple question of right and wrong) but to point out that this change in the law might actually cost the state more. It at least is something that should be looked into.
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Especially if or when politicians curtail birth control.

The traditional answer to most problems is for Congress to grant an Income Tax Credit, but I guess that solutions not for sins of the flesh.
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Rule could cost child support debtors only income

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IT'S OBVIOUS THE UNITED STATES NEEDS A MASSIVE JOBS RENEWAL INJECTED INTO THE ECONOMY THERE, EITHER PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENT, OR BOTH, AND IN THE RANGE OF 10 MILLION NEW JOBS IN 2 YEARS.

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My point in mentioning "unintended" consequences is not to garner sympathy for these guys ( I never missed one support payment in the 13 years I was obligated and for me it is a simple question of right and wrong) but to point out that this change in the law might actually cost the state more. It at least is something that should be looked into.
i paid my child support too. If I did not my second wife would have thrown me out.
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IT'S OBVIOUS THE UNITED STATES NEEDS A MASSIVE JOBS RENEWAL INJECTED INTO THE ECONOMY THERE, EITHER PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENT, OR BOTH, AND IN THE RANGE OF 10 MILLION NEW JOBS IN 2 YEARS.
how is papamao! ;)
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The unintended consequence though is that 250,000 men may be left destitute. They may then come on to the state's welfare (instead of the fed) rolls as a result.
How many of their children are on the welfare roles because they refuse to help support them?
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How many of their children are on the welfare roles because they refuse to help support them?
Well, I'm not sure the extra money to be collected here will alleviate that problem but I suspect most if not all are feeding at the trough. A better solution would be to launch a campaign that encourages the unsuccessful to curtail breeding.
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Im all for it. They who are not paying their childrens child support dont care if their children are destitute & on welfare.

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Well, I'm not sure the extra money to be collected here will alleviate that problem but I suspect most if not all are feeding at the trough. A better solution would be to launch a campaign that encourages the unsuccessful to curtail breeding.
I agree. But how do you determine what is "unsuccessful"?
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I agree. But how do you determine what is "unsuccessful"?
The ability to pay for kids without the need for welfare assistance

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The ability to pay for kids without the need for welfare assistance
Again, I agree. But how do you force people to not have children, especially when churches and politicians think every egg and sperm should be fertilized?

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Feb 27, 2012
 
They do that crap to women too. Pay child support but if all you got to make money is between ur legs you got to walk the street. We got satanists who run Okla. city that way.

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