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They suck but I'm paying, because it is my responsibility.
Yeah I went to school, and Uncle Sam paid a part of it because that was the business agreement at the time. I trade my time and efforts for lousy pay and some school taken care of. It was a contract. I fulfilled my part of the contract, the government fulfilled their part.
Yes. And my family got fed because it was MY responsibility. If I had to sacrifice for my family, I did so and would do so again because that's how I was raised.
I've known people who struggled to provide for their family who resorted to crime.
Occasionally people in that dilemma kill themselves too.
I find that sickening personally.
My nation practices socialism, I get free healthcare too. Oh I can also pay private companies for healthcare and have done but private companies can't exist with socialism... Yet I'm being daft.
its kinda funny actually
Where were you to help them?
Your nation exercises welfarism to a large degree. What's your excuse for this?
Doesn't the NHS provide for people with mental health issues?
Me too. Seems like you've let a lot go on around you without much personal responsibility right? Oh, but you FEEL good about it because your nation practices welfarism (which you believe to be socialism). Guess what? The US practices welfarism too. We spend 750 Billion dollars on welfare in this nation in 2018. The UK with a much smaller population spent a whopping 443Bn GBP (575Bn USD) in 2014 (which is the latest date I could readily find). Why couldn't you help your friends with so much charity available?
My nation isn't perfect, it's actually slipping a lot on some aspects of society.
originally posted by: Akragon
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: Akragon
Let me ask you a very simple question.
Is the US government corrupt?
what government in the history of the world isn't corrupt?