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Originally posted by Raist
I believe all sides should be working the same.
It is being put into the minds of the youth that it is okay to steal from the rich and give to the poor.
As I said I am far from ever making that much but I am not for taking what I did not earn either.
Only those who are just as selfish as the ultra rich stealing from the poor would believe in such a thing.
Originally posted by Marcus Calpurnius
This is what we face folks. Posting stuff like this on this forum is pointless, because its full of Marxists, socialist and Communists.
I think many people voting for Obama are either just gullible, or they are truly Marxist/Socialists.
The one message I have for you Lucid Lunacy, is that you better be willing to fight for it, because many Americans would rather die than let their country be hijacked like that. People will fight.
Originally posted by Karlhungis
I am curious why so many republicans are so worried about this? Wealth is currently being redistributed from the working class to the upper class. Obama seems to want to give more to the middle class and below, by taxing the wealthy.
Originally posted by deathhasnosound
They made their own choice and now they are poor because of it.
Plenty examples out there where people have pulled themselves out of the gutter and decided to not be victims. Obama for one is a good example.
Originally posted by vor78
reply to post by Marcus Calpurnius
You know, its funny Marcus, his supporters will spend all this time defending Obama against charges that he's a socialist and tell you that he's definitely NOT one, then turn right around and tell you how great socialism is.
The Food Stamp Program has made severe hunger rare in America. In the late 1960s, medical research exposed the fact that American children suffered and died from diseases related to severe malnutrition that usually are thought of as occurring only in third-world countries. In 1979, after the Food Stamp Program became available nation-wide,
physicians discovered that this severe malnutrition had become rare, a result they
attributed to the Food Stamp Program.
FOOD STAMPS HELP VULNERABLE TEXAS RESIDENTS AND THE ECONOMY
• 2,422,198 Texans use food stamps to buy food every month.1 That amounts to 10
percent of the people in Texas.
• Texas food stamp households receive, on average, $1.04 per person per meal in food
stamp benefits. This modest amount is crucial to financially pressed families.
• The Food Stamp Program pumped $2,718,158,343 into the Texas economy last year,
benefiting farmers, grocers, and small businesses throughout the state.2
• About 86 percent of Texas food stamp benefits go to households with children,
many of them in working families.3 Most of the rest go to households containing
elderly people or people with disabilities.
Public benefit programs cut the number of poor Americans nearly in half, from 58 million to 31 million.
• Medicaid has been shown to reduce infant mortality and child deaths and to increase the likelihood that low-income women receive preventive screening for breast cancer and cervical cancer.
• While 40 years ago hunger and malnutrition were not uncommon in some poor areas of the country, the federal Food Stamp Program and other nutrition assistance programs such as WIC and the school meals programs have made severe hunger rare in America today.
• By increasing the rewards of low-wage employment, the Earned Income Tax Credit has substantially raised the proportion of single mothers who work, while lifting 2.7 million children out of poverty (in 2002).
• Nearly three million people with severe mental impairments receive help from the Supplemental Security Income program, which enables many of them to live independently.
It is governments fault for this whole thing. The government has to much power. We don't need change we need reform.
Originally posted by David9176
I'll back up that statement 110 percent. I believe you are absolutely right....our government has been too powerful for FAR too long....yet people are willing to let it grow even larger.
When will the madness end.
Originally posted by flashL3
I personally fear it will be like the clinton era where he quoted he would not tax the middle class, but did that happen? hell no. small business owners like my self are going to have to either cut jobs or lose incentive to grow. my 2.5 cents
The average working person gets very little direct benefit for the federal government, and yet pays large amounts into the federal government, thereby subsidizing the rich. This needs to change.