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originally posted by: Arnie123
Poor is a subjective term. What is poor in the US? I know people on foodstamps with an S7 smartphone, internet and Xbox live.
Welfare is needed in our society, it helps to get people back on their feet. However, what policy exist that prevents people from getting attached to the nipple? Its really a matter of culture in that regard. A lot of stuff needs to happen to address this.
Eventually, people get fed up they just lump the entire welfare population as one. Terrible, I know.
originally posted by: ImmortalLegend527
originally posted by: 3daysgone
I wore hand me downs when I was young. I would get a present or two for Christmas. My parents made do with the money that the government paid my Father for his service in WW2. Even wounded in war, my Father did whatever he could to put food on the table, and I was never hungry. We were not poor.
There are people who are poor that cannot do anything about it. Those are the one's that deserve the help. The others that take advantage of the system are the one's that need to be homeless.
originally posted by: wantsome
Capitalism can be rewarding for some but it also seems to foster greed. For some people what they have is never enough. Capitalism has given some people opportunities to get ahead but some think they don't need contribute anything back to society.