(MAD WORLD NEWS) – One California city has decided to pay money to kids, using tax dollars, of course. The state isn't paying them to succeed in school, to be successful in the work place, or for their hard work. This payment is for one reason and one reason only, and it's actually more than just a little scary.
Richmond, California thinks that paying teens to not do certain things, such as break the law and kill people, is actually the way to go. Since laws to stop them from acting out isn't enough, the city of Richmond thinks teenagers need a stronger motivator. So, in comes the already immensely indebted State to the rescue. In the words of good ole Ronald Reagan, "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help," and this is proving that more true than ever before.
"Help us get out of Richmond and stuff," one teen mumbled in a group. "Get us far away." The city responded, but not how one would think.
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