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'I'm afraid at times like this with overstretched budgets we all have to make sacrifices...'
'I've been on welfare for five years - It seems like I'm about due for a raise.'
Social Security Administration: 'Sorry, closed for reform.'
"You can collect for disability. I don't know about inability."
"As soon as I get back to Washington, I'm going to introduce legislation to help folks like you, who've fallen through the cracks."
"One day son, none of this will be yours!"
Tags:social welfare, welfare state, housing benefits, pension, pensions, retirement, retirements, social housing, state education, benefits system, benefits systems, inheritance, inheritances, heir, heirs, government spending, tory cut, tory cuts, austerity, austerity measure, austerity measures, austerity cuts
'He still needs a disability test.'
'Bad news Fred. They're stopping my incapacity benefit.'
'It just so happens that robbing the rich and giving to the poor is a Government monopoly!'
"Lefties will always complain about any changes to the benefits system...We could cut out the heart, that weights a bit!"
'Good news! According to the Government you're not dead and you can go back to work!'
"Could we make it an ASBO offence to be poor?"
"Cuts to disability benefits are essential, it's all about liberating talent and 'empowering' people!"
'It's mixed news. I'm afraid we've had to cancel the support you've been getting to help out at home.'
'Every year local authorities whinge on about needing more money to maintain services.'
'Romney fixed the hole in the safety net.'
Misunderstood Explanation of Benefits
"No, I don't think they're coming to tap into our food stamp program."
'Missing finger or not, I'm passing you fit for manual work.'
"...and the clever clever benefit cheat lived happily ever after."
Tags:welfare state, benefit, benefits, benefits fraud, benefits fraudster, benefits frauds, benefits fraudsters, benefits cheat, benefits cheats, welfare system, benefits system, fairy tale, fairy tales, happily ever after, happy ever after, bedtime story, bedtime stories, uk politics, british politics
Too scared to claim Universal Credit - Please Help.
Tags:poverty, unemployment, unemployed, universal credit, universal credits, jobseeker's allowance, housing benefit, working tax credit, child tax credit, employment and support allowance, income support, welfare system, welfare systems, benefits system, benefits systems, benefits cuts, welfare cuts
"So, apart from 'the right to say what you ruddy well like', do you know of any other benefits you may be entitled to?"
Tags:free speech, freedom, freedoms, benefit, benefits, oap, oaps, old age, old-age, old aged, old-aged, pensioner, pensioners, senior citizen, senior citizens, benefits system, benefits systems, welfare system, welfare systems, grump, grumps, grumpy, grumpiness, old men, old man, nursing home, nursing homes, retirement home, retirement homes
Nick Griffin & Iain Duncan Smith
'No, you don't get a check because your computer is disabled.'
"I'd apply for unemployment if I had ever worked."