Joe Spoor tells the story of how the state tried to rope his newborn into the system.
“Approximately 5 hours after Nolan’s birth we received our first non-relative visitor. It was a nurse carrying a packet of information instructing us how to apply for state financial assistance to pay for various medical bills, as well as continuing care for our newborn. We also received a letter informing us we must submit information for his Social Security card, as well as details on the wonderful programs like Help Me Grow from the great state of Ohio.
“Perhaps the most surprising thing in all of this was the attitude of those who were trying to peddle public assistance. They actually looked offended at our polite refusals, at our sense of responsibility in all of this. This entire experience of helping my son dodge the draft of Uncle Sam’s new public assistance army has been quite an eye-opener. Our nation is slipping away fast, and they are using our children as the crack in the door.” FULL ARTICLE