“Unfortunately, some believe compassion is measured by how many people you can keep on a government…”

“Unfortunately, some believe compassion is measured by how many people you can keep on a government aid program. We must change the paradigm to how many people we can get off government assistance. We must encourage able-bodied people to break their addiction to government subsidies and gain self-sufficiency. Through personal responsibility, hard work and a drive to better one’s situation, people can establish their independence and begin down the road of prosperity.””

Speaker Shannon, R-Lawton

http://kfor.com/2013/04/30/governor-signs-food-stamp-reform-into-law/


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