The left constantly berates the Right for not being willing to fund their social pet projects. Why should I be willing to pay for others willingly, when those folks just don't hard enough? Any honest thoughts as to why some feel it is their "right" to have others pay?
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You have stated eloquently the differences between the two points of view. Thank you. And you're right, the government couldn't run a free lunch counter.
Dash, thanks for the reply I have to disagree with one statement and that is about the opportunities for the "poor", What do you consider poor? The bum on the corner or the family on food stamps? Liberal plans are enabling..Free stuff isn't free.
I consider (children) living in poverty who had no say in their parents choices to be both poor and victims. There is no way of helping children without benefiting their ignorant/irresponsible parents. Being pro-life & anti welfare is a contradic
There will always be stupid people out there, its just sad that they procreate, you are right the children are victims, BUT saying that there should be away to help them and not the parents.
Agreed, it is scary to think
lburmaster, What about the (children) who are products of such parents. Should the government turn it's back on an infant, 3 year old, or teen? They did not put themselves in this position. Welfare was actually designed for helping the children.
Have they earned their children? That's a huge responsibility, that most don't want. By accepting child support, they are shunning their responsibility. How do we know they are using that money for their children? Do we monitor their accounts?
I agree with much of what you say. However I don't believe the people who are "complaining" are the "rank and file" poor people. They don't have the mouthpiece/bullhorn. They're rich liberals, media darlings, & activists cutting deal with politic
I mostly agree...It's the limousine liberal who is the ultimate problem. They're willing to spend everyone's money to help the poor except their own.
Thank you for your reply. I agree 100% with your assessment. Sure there are some who deserve it as they worked for so long. I agree those are the ones that deserve it.
There needs to be a better system for helping the (children) who are the real people in need of assistance. It's hard to be considered a "Super Power" and yet be unwilling to feed, clothe, and educate their innocent children. Do we say, "too bad!"?
They can volunteer they need to keep skills sharp and to start feeling good about themselves again, Of course they have value, just like you or I.
as I said this is an issue of many layers. Over 60% percent of military recruits are from poor backgrounds but at the same time many military families are on food stamps. I agree that the government could screw up a free lunch counter.
Thank you Christian, it is NOT supposed to be a requirement to help someone else as I may not be able to afford to spend the extra. You also bring up a great point, the gov't does not run anything well, USPS and Amtrak spring to mind