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The benefit scroungers
March 2, 2016

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The benefit scroungers

March 2, 2016

hi for last few years since I retired I have been a a charity volunteer,in the UK it was meals on wheels in Rochdale,here in Ireland it's the NCBI (people with site loss) in the local town of Mitchelstown Co Cork .Being lucky and working hard like most of you I'm comfortable off,but it was hard work and long hours as most of you will recall,so I thought I cant sit around and watch tv etc and 1or 2 days of my time I can help out my community.....give something back as it were......okay there are thousands of people who do the same ,now I didn't do it for a pat on the back , I think I did it cause there was hard pressed services needed help . Anyway get to the point Riley your saying,so for the last 8years or so I've done a day a week in the shop ( the talkative Englishman ) and over the years a young girl/woman has come in the shop to buy stuff,and over the years the number of children she brought in was increasing. Her oldest started school last September,so he's 5 maybe 6 and I hadn't seen her since but I knew she had 4 kids ( I thought) ......so now she heavily pregnant,and I asked innocently how many and gender of her kids ........proudly declaring 4 boys and 2 girls,but she didn't know of the sex of her NEW baby yet ........after she left one of the regulars stated that she wasn't married and has never worked and lives off the state ,and she was disgusting with so many kids and having more ....now thinking on this young woman situation in rural Ireland and remembering stories from Rochdale of kids (female) wanting to be on their own ( for whatever reason) so what they did was go out get pregnant have a couple of kids ,let the state pick up the TAB as it was their right ,well was IT ??? I find it heart breaking that some woman can only see that way of bringing children into the world ,who will only copy their (in some case) parents way of life .We may have decided that people must pay into before they get benefits from abroad ,BUT what about our own home grown scroungers!!!!!!!!


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