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Originally posted by brainwrek
reply to post by apacheman
I support cutting off all welfare, both for the individual and the corporation.
If someone or some company cannot survive on its own, then it must be allowed to die.
Originally posted by Ha`la`tha
this thread makes me ill to the bone...
Originally posted by Dark Ghost
Well, the easy route is to see this guy as a greedy, selfish bastard without a conscience. It is easy to get angry and upset over his comments without giving them much thought. It is easy to stereotype him as a "Conservative with no heart for others".
However, and just playing Devils Advocate here, is he actually wrong in what he says? Not when comparing those living in poverty with stray animals, but more the idea that those who are poor are likely to raise kids that are poor and set off a chain that's unlikely to ever change? I personally have and will continue to give food and beverages to those living in poverty. But I sometimes wonder why some people living in poverty decide to have kids knowing that they won't be able to give their children a happy life. Why have children if you can't raise them in a happy and peaceful environment?
[edit on 25/1/2010 by Dark Ghost]
16:5,Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker:and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. 21:13,Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor,he also shall cry himself,but shall not be heard. 22:16,He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches,and he that giveth to the rich,shall surely come to want.