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Exactly, so leave it up to me to choose what to do with what I've earned from my hard labor.
I don't want to pay for your housing. Or your phone bill. I don't want to pay your rent. Or your birth control. I don't want to pay for your education. Or your grocery bill. I'm sorry you have type 2 diabetes, but I don't want to pay for it!
I want to pay for my mortgage, my food, my phone, my student loans, and my healthcare. These aren't "rights", these are fruits of hard labor. All of the socialist programs have only raised the hurdle for my American dream. I'm not working my ass off for you to sit on yours.
I'm not working my ass off for you to sit on yours.
All of the socialist programs have only raised the hurdle for my American dream.
originally posted by: CranialSponge
All those selfish leeching military veterans collecting their federal disability cheques.
Who the hell do they think they are buying milk on your dime ?!
originally posted by: JDmOKI
a reply to: SpaDe_
You have some nerve saying I pretty much deserve what I get when you don't even know my situation just because you hate poor people.
Go get all your buddies together who are brainwashed into thinking trickle down economics help everyone and not just the people at the very top. go ahead and believe that tax cuts to the rich help people at the bottom. The top view people as numbers and assets to increase profit margins.
Even if you know the "BURDEN OF MY CHOICES" don't i deserve a second chance to help climb that mountain back to the magical american dream?
oh wait never mind that would include taxes to help others you don't agree with that. I'll just continue to work I guarantee harder then you) and try to succeed as an educated, single, loyal, tax paying, no criminal record, childless, US citizen
originally posted by: blondegiraffe
oh my gosh, i feel the same way. i don't understand why people with foodstamps can buy all sorts of junk like soda, candy and chips, and they can buy them at GAS STATIONS. in my opinion, gas stations should not be able to accept foodstamps since they don't sell actual food and people with foodstamps should have to buy real food. i just hate the way the whole system is set up. people get disability payments who aren't even disabled. the government has no incentive to try and bring jobs back to america when we have a welfare state where if you want to have five kids you can't take care of, and you either don't want to, or can't find work, it's ok, because all the people who actually do work will support you. if we just let all these people fail, maybe everyone would see what a sorry state the american economy is actually in, since half of them probably wouldn't be able to find a job. and all these people who are replying that are saying "you are being selfish, what if something happened to you and you needed help?" i actually was legitimately homeless, living in my car for 9 months because i had to get out of a bad relationship. i worked, but being homeless is surprisingly expensive, so i went to the housing department because i thought they could help me get a lower rated rent and security deposit. THEY TOLD ME THEY COULD NOT HELP ME BECAUSE I DID NOT HAVE AN ADDRESS. I had to pay for a p.o. box in order to get housing assistance, which was stupid because i was denied since i made too much money (i was a cart-pusher at walmart). ok? so the people who actually do just have a bad run of luck, 9 times out of 10 can't get help anyway because they either make too much money to get help or because of some other bureaucratic crud.