870 days ago.
Doris A. Garrett, Gainesville, Fla. wrote a rant in our opinion section last Sunday in the Trib. At first I wondered what this woman from Gainesville was even writing to our little rag for. (Purpose) Then I realized it was one of two things, Doris was originally from our area, or our wonderful Trib staff found this letter and decided to put it in the Trib, as they do on a regular bases. Ms Garrett's rants prove nothing but her ignorance. Many of her ideas I may agree with, but her last claim, that many of these people live better than you and I, is just insane. I wouldn't want to trade one of these welfare recipients lives. I live in a safe area, not the PJ's, I get to eat a better diet then an average of 5 dollars a day for meals, yes these people are given money twice a year to buy their children clothes, but with the little money they get a month, how else the child to get clothing? Yes, these young women should be forced to give the father(s) name of their child(ren) or no assista