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originally posted by: MyHappyDogShiner
Why do you people resent poor people who game the system when the poor are the result of the rich who do?.
originally posted by: dreamingawake
a reply to: JAGStorm
IMO there's a lot forgotten when aiming it as the few citizens who play the system and not placing blame on the corporate welfare that is seemingly accepted throughout.
originally posted by: JAGStorm
a reply to: wantsome
I don't think most Americans hate poor people. I think the hate is aimed to the people that game the system. We can see it in everyday life. Unfortunately we don't see the big companies doing it directly. Neither example is ok. I was in a store in Wisconsin, a lady in front of me had a huge shopping cart of groceries, all junk food. What stood out most was the case of snickers and case of redbull. She paid in foodstamps, how do I know? The display actually said foodstamps. This was at Woodmans grocery. I don't know about you but I don't think it is right for anyones tax dollars to go to redbull! That is where the anger comes in. People see stuff like that and they are busting their tail for ramen every night. It is easy to be angry at that lady and not the corporations doing it on a much larger scale. I worked for a big pharma company, that is truly the meaning of greed. I morally had a problem working there, but it paid well so most people stayed, I did not!
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan
Depends through what you mean by weak, a poor up bringing generally instills measure of strength into people.
Rich people seldom have to fight for anything other than meaningless bull crap.
Stick a poor person in the ring with a rich twat and i know who my money would be on.
But i might be degeneration into some form of "Bum Fights" now. LoL
originally posted by: wantsome
There seems to be a lot of hate directed at the poor in America. As in if you can't make it in this country without help it's your own fault. You would think we would all work together to make things better for everyone. Instead we have a society where everyone is afraid someones going to take something away from them. Everywhere I look there is hate and resentment.
My income is less then $11k a year but I have no problem giving a dollar or two to the homeless man on the corner. My thinking has always been I'm better off then he is at least I have somewhere warm to be.
originally posted by: Kettu
a reply to: MyHappyDogShiner
People who think = threat.
People who are smart = threat.
Intellectualism is becoming a danger to American society. Soon scientists and all of America's best and brightest will have to go into hiding and eventually leave America for other countries.
I am not kidding. There already is a sizeable number of scientists on the deep web hanging out and exchanging research.