By Ed Straker
D.C. welfare moms are having to put up with lodging in hotels that give them prepared meals, cable TV, internet WiFi access, and maid service that don't meet their standards:
People at the Days Inn – one of at least 12 motels being used by the city to house 730 homeless families this winter – lean over the balcony that overlooks the courtyard lit by the December glow of yellow lights.
They occupy a hidden world of desperation and poverty mixed with every-other-day maid service, free WiFi, continental breakfast in the lobby, and lunch and dinner in the 170-room motel's banquet room.
If Tiera is unhappy with her room, why doesn't she go to the front desk and change her reservation to get a larger suite, as any person paying her own way would do?
Isn't this shocking, how taxpayers are paying to prepare such low-class meals for welfare moms? What kind of country is this that doesn't cook better meals for people on welfare?
By the way, if you're wondering why Tiera has four children and no daddies, here is that part of the story:
What a shame it took three additional children with man number two before Tiera learned he was unlikeable.
She opens the door to her unit, ushering her children inside a space that she describes as "the size of two jail cells." The decor is pleasant enough, with maroon carpeting, wood paneled headboards and a television in an armoire near a bathroom vanity.
1) Tiera has only four children. How many more children does she need to produce before being given an additional hotel room?
2) Why should Tiera and her kids have to eat in the banquet hall every day if they are in a hotel with room service?
3) Is there a constitutional right for people on welfare to have their food prepared and served to them?
4) If the maid providing maid service works hard cleaning Tiera's room, do you think she makes enough money to take care of her kids?
5) If Tiera is getting only basic cable on her TV, would a Bernie Sanders presidency fund a program to get her HBO and a decent pay-per-view package?
This article was written by Ed Straker, senior writer of NewsMachete.com, the conservative news site.