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Originally posted by underduck
reply to post by OutKast Searcher
I am more than willing to accept this and I feel as if I do live within my means. That doesnt mean that I dont see my choices getting smaller and my sacrafices getting larger everyday.
My concern is for the unemployed people and the rest of the people living underneath the boot of the elite.
Originally posted by Blaine91555
Originally posted by GringoViejo
reply to post by brianmg5
So basically, you don't think anyone should have to work for anything.
Its not such a burden to people with good work ethic, the ones without think yelling what they want will get them what they want.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
So are you suggesting the government should mandate that all couples that have a kid stay together and love each other???
Do you really think a free college education is going to make up for a troubled childhood?
And I keep asking, but no one seems to want to answer...give me examples of these "basic needs" not being met in the USA.
Please show me someone who starved to death in the USA that didn't have some source of free food that they could of used. You can survive on food stamps...you shouldn't expect to eat steak every day...but you can survive. And if you don't have that...there are food pantries and soup kitchens in every damn town. Don't give me this crap about people starving to death.
Left-wing financier George Soros is at it again. While he may claim he’s not behind the Occupy Wall Street protests, funding from his foundations says otherwise. Soros threw his support behind the movement at a United Nations panel on Oct. 3, “I can sympathize with their grievances.” But he does more than just sympathize, his foundations funded groups that back the protests and steer their “progressive” message.
The protesters stand by their claim that theirs is purely a grassroots movement. But it is hard to ignore the concerted effort by liberal groups, unions, and other Soros-funded entities that prop-up and fuel the Occupy movement.
Organizations that joined the protesters were granted more than $3.6 million from Soros’s Open Society Foundations. On Oct. 5 there was a “march in solidarity with #occupywallstreet” that listed seven such groups out of the 16 overall supporting the protest. Those seven organizations received $3,614,690 from Soros’ Open Society Foundations since the year 2000, with more than $2 million going to Common Cause Education Fund, part of Common Cause, and another $1.1 million to MoveOn.org.
The combination of lower recruitment target numbers, a weak economy and the implementation of the GI bill has made waiting lists, officially known as the Delayed Entry Pool, longer than they have been in recent years.
I/We don't know what the solutions are exactly, all I/we know is, enough is enough. This movement is a wake up call, for us and for those that do not see us. It is the beginning of a conversation on how to change this mess. It is a notice to our government that they work for us, they answer to us, their responsibility is to us and not to their wallets stuffed to overflowing with our tax money and corporate "incentives".
I don't know what else you are looking for in an answer OKS but that is mine. I respect if you can't see things the way I do. But I cannot respect any insults you may have based on a few who are looking for a free ride. You should know better than to generalize that way. Most of OWS are in it because we feel that it will make things better and that is worthy of respect.
No. Again ... you asked me why I was able to succeed where others havent. I am providing examples of how I was benifited when others were not.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
It's not fair you had loving parents...you have an unfair advantage. We know the government can't force parents to love you...so I guess we will just have to take all kids away from their parents...raise them in a government institution where they are all treated "equally". Sure...probably equally poorly...but hey...at least no one has an unfair advantage.
And what about those kids that just seem naturally smarter than others??? What shall we do with those evil kids that have an unfair advantage? And those tall kids...they have unfair advantages in most sports...guess we will have to do something about that.