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US Government Assistance

There are many programs in the USA that help people in economic stress...this poll is based mainly on those that HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH DISABLED INDIVIDUALS. We're talking poor, unemployed, etc...not disabled. Thanks in advance for participating in my poll!
Are you a United States resident? (if not, you may or may not want to continue this poll, it's up to you)
Yes
No
What is your income level? (If you still live with your parents, then answer for theirs)
very poor
poor
doing ok, but not great
lower middle class
upper middle class
pretty wealthy
very wealthy
Have you or anyone in your immediate family ever received assistance from any of the following agencies/programs? (AT ANY TIME...currently or in the past) - check any that apply, if none apply to you, check "NONE"
HUD housing
government-paid daycare
WIC
food stamps
other welfare programs
NONE
Have you or anyone you know ever abused the welfare system in any way? (This could be anything from a false income report, to selling food stamps or food purchased with food stamps)
Yes, I have abused the system
Yes, I know someone who has
No
What is your current opinion of the types of programs discussed in this poll?
They need to be abolished
They are a necessary evil
We need stricter guidelines!
I don't care/no opinion
They're great!
This poll was created on 2000-10-16 21:31:45 by MPC2689607630