Why is the state funding the raising of beneficiary kids?


Genuine accidents aside, people on benefits should stop making children.  It is not a human right to have the tax payer pick up the tab for your decision, especially at around $500,000 per child.

The cost of raising a child has soared by 63 per cent over the past decade to $500,000, researchers say.

A study found parents now spend on average nearly a third of their pre-tax annual salary on just one son or daughter. Childcare costs have risen significantly.

Two-thirds are incurred before a child starts primary school, during which time the average parent spends $85,000.

Education costs, including school uniforms, books, trips and university tuition fees are the biggest expense for parents, said the study, based on figures from the Centre for Economics and Business Research.

On average, a child’s education costs $150,000 if they attend state school and university – a sum that has more than doubled since 2003.

The report, from insurer LV=, said that the cost of raising a child in Britain from birth until the age of 21 has climbed at twice the rate of inflation since 2003 to $500,000.

Myles Rix, at LV=, said: ‘Having children has never been more expensive and, with costs such as childcare and education continuing to rise, for many families across the UK this is set to remain a pressure point.’

Even thought those numbers come from the UK, ours would be similar.  And it makes you think about life-style DPB parents that just keep popping them all out because the tax payer will help house, clothe, feed and educate their children.

Is it a human right to raise children and have someone else pay for it all?   $500,000 per child isn’t chicken feed.


– Daily Mail

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.