I just got this e-mail from one of my conservative friends and did some research (which is how I found this page). This is part of my response that I sent out to my conservative friend:
In Louisiana, this (now) single mother with 9 children would receive $512/month with a lifetime limit of collecting this for 5 years. (reference: http:///?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=139) She'd be able to get another $500/mo roughly in food stamps and probably get some housing assistance as well. Now as far as Survivor Benefits from Social Security for the children, it depends on whether or not Larmondo had a regular job and paid into Social Security for at least 18 months. If he did, then they'll qualify for benefits. If not, no soup for the kids. Being generous and saying Larmondo spent some time workin' at McDonald's to get his 18 months in.. his partner may be able to collect the one time payment of $255 for his death and 7 of the kids would be eligible for continuing payments until 18. Those payments would be kind of small though, a total of less than $500/mo. combined.
In the case of DreamWorks's How To Train Your Dragon , credited directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders were brought on about one year before the film's release. Then, the beloved movie about a boy and his pet dragon would have been unrecognizable to its fans. "At that point, I think Hiccup was like 9 or 10 years old, all the dragons could talk, and Toothless as we know him didn't exist," Porath tells us. " Those little bug-eyed tiny green dragons he fights for fish in the first movie, one of those was supposed to be his companion dragon. It was a lot closer to the book source material."
Let's re-cap. We've got a knucklehead who devours ramen, has almost no real thinking capabilities, and is pretty much a one trick horse with high stamina, resiliance to damage, and is unperdictable. We have a book smart, but skill and strength weak kunoichi, who's only skills are the three basic ninjutsus, some skills in traps and weapons, and her intelligence. Did I also mention she is a rabid fangirl for their third teammember, at least at this point and time? Lastly, we have an emo-avenger who is probably mid-genin to low-chuunin in his abilities. However, he is a bit arrogant, is a lone wolf, and probably a bit of a hot head, if provoked.